Pedestrian dies after being hit by a car in Beech Island

South Carolina Highway Patrol
South Carolina Highway Patrol(Gray)
Published: Jan. 22, 2023 at 4:36 AM EST|Updated: Jan. 22, 2023 at 3:11 PM EST
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BEECH ISLAND, S.C. (WRDW/WAGT) - One person is dead after being hit by a car in Aiken County on Saturday night.

According to the South Carolina Highway Patrol, the accident happened just before 9 p.m. on U.S. 1 near Cherokee Drive in Aiken County.

Troopers say a 2014 Toyota Avalon was traveling south on the highway and hit a woman who was crossing the road going east.

The driver of the car and two other passengers were not injured in the accident, but the pedestrian died due to her injuries.

According to the Aiken County Coroner’s Office, a toxicology report is pending and the name of the deceased woman will be released as soon as the family is notified.

The accident remains under investigation by the South Carolina Highway Patrol and the Aiken County Coroner’s Office.