Aiken County Coroner’s Office investigating after pedestrian hit, killed

Pedestrian hit and killed in Aiken, SC
Pedestrian hit and killed in Aiken, SC
Updated: Jun. 6, 2021 at 9:27 AM EDT
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AIKEN, S.C. (WRDW/WAGT) - The Aiken County Coroner’s Office is investigating after a pedestrian was fatally struck by a vehicle Saturday night.

At 10:01 p.m. the Aiken County Coroner’s Office responded to Augusta University Medical Center where an Aiken man was pronounced dead after being struck by a vehicle.

The incident occurred last night at approximately 09:01 p.m. on York Street at Barnwell Avenue. The victim was walking northward on York Street when a north bound vehicle struck the victim.

EMS transported the victim to the hospital where he later succumb to his injuries. The victim name will be released after positive identification and notification of family. Toxicology analysis is pending.

Check back for updates.

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