Pedestrian lying in road struck by vehicle near CCU, troopers say

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CONWAY, S.C. (WBTW) — One person is dead after an early morning crash between a pedestrian and an SUV, according to Master Trooper Brian Lee with the South Carolina Highway Patrol.

Around 5:10 a.m., troopers were sent to the area of Highway 501 near University Boulevard for calls of a pedestrian versus vehicle collision.

When troopers arrived on scene they learned a 2012 Chevy SUV was traveling south on Highway 501 and attempted to turn right onto University Boulevard. A pedestrian was lying in the roadway and was struck, according to Lee. The pedestrian died on scene.

The SCHP is still investigating. Count on News13 for updates.

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