Pedestrian dead after fatal collision in Moncks Corner

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MONCKS CORNER, S.C. (WCBD) – Multiple agencies on Wednesday responded to a fatal auto-vs-pedestrian collision in Moncks Corner.

According to the South Carolina Highway Patrol (SCHP), the accident occurred on Highway 17a Southbound at Lazy Hill Road around 4:51 p.m.

A person driving a Honda CRV struck the pedestrian while the pedestrian was in the roadway.

The pedestrian died on site and the driver of the car was taken to the hospital.

Highway 17a southbound was shut down for over two hours as crews cleared the scene.

The identity of the victim has not yet been released.

The South Carolina Highway Patrol is investigating.

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Editor’s note: This story has been updated with additional details.

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