Pedestrian dies after being hit by truck on Lynchburg Highway

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LEE COUNTY, S.C. (WOLO) – South Carolina Highway Patrol says a pedestrian was killed by a truck on Lynchburg Highway on Monday.

Authorities say it happened at Lynchburg Highway near Vista Lane at 9:10 p.m.

According to investigators, the pedestrian was walking on the road with dark clothing on.

Troopers say the truck hit the pedestrian, who later died at a hospital.

Highway Patrol says the truck driver and the passenger were wearing seat belts and weren’t injured.

Lee County Coroner’s Office is investigating this incident.

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