Coroner Identifies Victim of Pedestrian Crash in Anderson County, SC
ANDERSON COUNTY, SC. – According to an online news report from foxcarolina.com, the Anderson County Coroner’s Office has identified the victim of a recent pedestrian crash. The accident took place on January 7, and a 41-year-old pedestrian died after being hit by an SUV in Anderson County, South Carolina.*
At approximately 6:30 p.m. on January 7, a pedestrian was walking westbound on Dobbins Bridge Road in Anderson County, South Carolina. Near the area of Meadowood Drive, a 2005 Chevrolet SUV that was traveling east on Dobbins Bridge crashed into the pedestrian. Reports did not say exactly how the crash occurred.
Officials pronounced the pedestrian dead at the scene. The Anderson County Coroner’s Office has released the identity of the pedestrian: 41-year-old Dana Wright. Wright’s city of residence was not reported. The coroner’s office indicated Wright had just celebrated his 41st birthday on January 2, which was only five days before the accident that claimed his life.
The Chevy SUV driver has not been identified but stayed at the scene. South Carolina Highway Patrol said this person was not injured and was wearing a safety belt at the time of the wreck. Troopers did not say whether a citation would be issued to the driver or charges pursued against the driver for Wright’s death.
Officials in Anderson County are still investigating the accident. Troopers did not indicate a possible cause for the collision and did not say when a more detailed report would be released. No further information about the incident has been reported at this time.
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