SCHP: One person fatally hit by a vehicle while walking on St. Matthews Road in Orangeburg


ORANGEBURG COUNTY, S.C. (WOLO) – The South Carolina Highway Patrol says one person was fatally hit by a vehicle on Tuesday.

Troopers say it happened on the 2600 block of St. Matthews Road around 5 a.m.

According to investigators, the victim was walking on the road when a 2003 Chevy Truck hit the pedestrian.

Authorities say the victim was taken to a local hospital and later died.

They also say the Chevy driver wasn’t injured and was wearing a seat belt.

The Orangeburg County Coroner’s Office is working to identify the victim.

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