Coroner identifies pedestrian fatally struck by vehicle along Florence County road

Coroner identifies pedestrian fatally struck by vehicle along Florence County road
(Source: Raycom)

FLORENCE COUNTY, S.C. (WMBF) – Troopers are investigating a deadly pedestrian crash in Florence County.

The South Carolina Highway Patrol responded to the crash around 7:40 p.m. Thursday on Walker Swinton Road.

Lance Cpl. Matt Southern with SCHP said a Dodge Dart was traveling northbound on Walker Swinton Road and the pedestrian was walking in the northbound lanes when the person was hit by the vehicle. Southern said the pedestrian was not wearing any reflective clothing.

The pedestrian was taken to MUSC Florence and later died.

Florence County Coroner Keith von Lutcken identified the victim as Randy Rich, 64, of Effingham.

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