Bike rider killed crossing Beaufort highway

Beaufort County, SC - BEAUFORT COUNTY, SC (WMBF) - A person was struck and killed by a car Saturday morning when crossing a highway on a bicycle.

The accident occurred at 3:04 a.m. on Highway 278 when a 2003 4-door Toyota traveling west collided with a bicycle who failed to yield to traffic when crossing the highway.

The driver of the car, 24-year-old Joseph Pollard, was not injured in the accident and according to the South Carolina Highway Patrol, has no charges against him at this time.

This incident is under investigation by the SCHP.

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