SC driver, NC pedestrian die in Lexington crash

LEXINGTON, S.C. (AP) — A car crash in Lexington County has claimed the lives of both the South Carolina driver and a North Carolina pedestrian walking along the highway.

Authorities say it happened early Friday along U.S. 378.

The Highway Patrol reports a 28-year-old man from Batesburg-Leesville was driving a car that left the highway, hit a guardrail and then hit w woman from North Carolina walking along the road.

The names of the victims have not been released. Both died at the scene.

The driver of the car was not wearing a seatbelt.

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