Pedestrian killed in Powell Rd. crash identified

GEORGETOWN COUNTY, SC (WMBF) – One individual is dead after being struck by a car on the Fourth of July.

Lance Corporal Judd Jones, spokesman for the South Carolina Highway Patrol, tells WMBF News that a pedestrian walking on Powell Road in Georgetown County around 9:15 p.m. Wednesday was struck by a 2001 Ford SUV, driven by a 51-year-old man from Georgetown.

The pedestrian was pronounced dead at the scene, Jones said.

Georgetown County Coroner Kenny Johnson has identified the victim as 16-year-old Victoria Knowlin of New York. According to Johnson, Knowlin was in town visiting family.

The driver of the SUV was wearing a seatbelt and was not injured in the collision.

Pending an investigation by MAIT, no charges have been filed.

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