Lake City High School student hit, killed while walking to school; SCHP investigating

Published: Nov. 2, 2022 at 10:28 AM EDT|Updated: Nov. 3, 2022 at 6:45 AM EDT
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FLORENCE COUNTY, S.C. (WMBF) - A high school has been killed after a crash in Florence County early Wednesday morning.

The Florence School District 3 Director of Communications confirmed the pedestrian was a Lake City High School student, hit by a car and killed while walking to school Wednesday morning.

South Carolina Highway Patrol said the crash happened on U.S. Highway 378 at 6 a.m.

According to Master Trooper Brian Lee, a 2006 Chevy truck traveling east on 378 struck the student who was walking east on 378.

No further information is currently available.

SCHP is investigating.

Stay with WMBF News for updates.