Pedestrian Killed in Traffic Accident in Anderson County, SC

January 10, 2019

ANDERSON COUNTY, SC. – A pedestrian was killed January 7 in a traffic accident in Anderson County, South Carolina, according to a news report online at The pedestrian had just turned 41 years old and was killed after being struck by a vehicle on Dobbins Bridge Road.* 

The incident occurred around 6:30 p.m. on January 7 in Anderson County. A man was reportedly walking west on Dobbins Bridge Road, near Meadowood Drive. A 2005 Chevrolet SUV traveling eastbound on the road struck the man. 

It is not clear what caused the crash. Police did not report any statements made by the driver or factors involved. It appears the man was walking in the road, and reports did not indicate whether a sidewalk was available. 

The man died at the scene. The Anderson County Coroner’s Office identified him as 41-year-old Dana Wright (city not reported). Wright had just turned 41 years old five days prior to the accident, on January 2. No information was provided about where he was walking to at the time of the collision. 

The driver of the Chevy SUV appears to have stayed at the scene was not identified in reports about the crash. Police said the driver was wearing a seat belt at the time of the accident and did not suffer any injuries. It is not clear whether he or she will be cited or charged in connection with the incident. 

South Carolina Highway Patrol, the Anderson County Coroner’s Office, and the MAIT Team with the Highway Patrol are still investigating the collision. No further information has been reported at this time. 

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