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Pedestrian struck and killed by vehicle in Darlington County

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DARLINGTON COUNTY, SC (WMBF) – A pedestrian was struck and killed on E. McIver Road (Secondary 179) in Darlington County around 7:40 p.m. Friday, according to the South Carolina Highway Patrol.

Darlington County Coroner Todd Hardee said the victim is 55-year-old William A. Newsome of Florence.

Sgt. Bob Beres said a 2004 Nissan and Newsome were both traveling west on E. McIver Road (Secondary 179), when Newsome, who was in the roadway, collided with the vehicle.

The 62-year-old driver of the Nissan was wearing their seatbelt.

Sgt. Beres said Newsome was wearing dark-colored clothing.

The accident remains under investigation by SCHP.

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