Pedestrian killed after being hit while illegally crossing U.S. 17 in Georgetown County, authorities say

Pedestrian killed after being hit while illegally crossing U.S. 17 in Georgetown County, authorities say
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GEORGETOWN COUNTY, S.C. (WMBF) – A pedestrian was killed after being hit by a truck Friday night on U.S. 17 in Georgetown County.

According to South Carolina Highway Patrol Cpl. Sonny Collins, the collision happened at 8:50 p.m. on U.S. 17 near S.C. 707.

A 2015 Dodge pickup truck was heading north on U.S. 17 when the vehicle struck a pedestrian who was illegally crossing the road, Collins said.

The pedestrian was killed as a result of the collision. The victim’s name was not immediately known.

No charges are expected against the pickup truck driver, according to Collins.

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