Pedestrian Killed in Vehicle Collision in Anderson County, South Carolina


March 02, 2019

ANDERSON COUNTY, SC. – According to two online news reports from wyff4.com and wspa.com, a pedestrian was killed in a vehicle collision in Anderson County, South Carolina. The pedestrian was reportedly walking home from a gas station when he was struck by a vehicle.* 

At approximately 8:30 p.m., a pedestrian was walking on East River Street in Anderson County, South Carolina. The news reports both indicate that the pedestrian was walking home from a gas station at the time, and the report from WSPA states that he was leaving a 7-Eleven in the area. 

Near the intersection of East River Street and Estes Drive, a vehicle ran into the pedestrian. This took place about a mile from the pedestrian’s home, the news reports indicate. No information about the vehicle involved was included in either report. Both reports simply state it was a car.

The Anderson County Coroner’s Office and both reports state that the pedestrian was killed in the collision. The coroner’s office identified the pedestrian as a 33-year-old man and said that the man died at the scene of the accident.

According to both news reports, the coroner’s office added that the man had been wearing dark-colored clothing at the time of the crash. It is unclear where on the road the man was walking. Neither report stated what circumstances led to the accident or whether the driver, who has not identified, would be charged. 

The South Carolina Highway Patrol is investigating the accident, and no further information was reported in either news story. 

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Sources:

https://www.wyff4.com/article/pedestrian-dies-after-being-hit-by-car-coroner-says/26490900
https://www.wspa.com/news/coroner-called-to-crash-on-e-river-street-in-anderson-co/1804594056

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