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Vehicle hits body of pedestrian killed in earlier Orangeburg County crash

South Carolina Highway Patrol
South Carolina Highway Patrol(WRDW)
Published: Jan. 15, 2021 at 2:00 PM EST
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ORANGEBURG, S.C. (WRDW/WAGT) - After a pedestrian was killed in a traffic accident, another vehicle struck the body, the South Carolina Highway Patrol reported Friday.

The crash occurred at 5 p.m. Wednesday on North Road near Willington Drive near a Walmart, according to troopers.

A westbound 2020 Toyota sedan struck the pedestrian, who was walking south, troopers reported.

The pedestrian died at the scene.

The driver was wearing a seat belt and was not hurt.

As troopers were investigating the incident, another vehicle drove through the accident site, struck the body and left the scene, troopers said. A trooper chased the vehicle and was involved in a crash with another vehicle entering North Road from a private drive, authorities said Friday.

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