Coroner identifies pedestrian hit by car in Florence County

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LAKE CITY, S.C. (WBTW) — One person died after being struck by a car Tuesday, half a mile outside Lake City, according to Master Trooper Brian Lee with the South Carolina Highway Patrol.

Olean McKnight, 56, of Lake City, was identified as the victim, according to Florence County Coroner Keith von Lutcken.

Around 10:40 p.m., a 2016 Nissan struck a pedestrian who was illegally walking in the roadway, according to Lee. They died on scene from their injuries.

The incident remains under investigation.

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