SCHP investigating fatal Christmas Eve accident in Dillon County

DILLON, SC (WMBF) The South Carolina Highway Patrol are investigating the death of a Pee Dee man in Dillon County hours before Christmas began.

Dillon County Coroner Donnie Grimsley said 58-year-old JC Thompson of Lake View was killed Christmas Eve when Highway Patrol said he was struck by a 2011 PT Cruiser traveling westbound on Grain Bend Road around 7:42 p.m. Thompson was walking in the road wearing dark clothing.

The South Carolina Highway Patrol continues to investigate this accident.

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