ST. STEPHEN, SC (WCBD) – A pedestrian was killed early Friday morning while walking on Highway 52 in Berkeley County.
It happened just after 2:30 a.m. on McKelveys Round and North Highway 52.
According to the South Carolina Highway Patrol, the driver of an SUV was heading eastbound on Hwy 52 when it struck the pedestrian.
County coroner, George Oliver said the pedestrian was pronounced dead at the scene. Their name is being withheld pending identification.
The driver of that vehicle was wearing a seatbelt and was not injured. A passenger was transported by EMS with minor injuries.
Highway Patrol and the Berkeley County Coroner’s Office is investigating.