Troopers respond to early morning fatal collision after pedestrian was struck in Marlboro County


MARLBORO COUNTY, SC (WBTW) – Troopers are responding to a fatal collision in Marlboro County Thursday morning.

Around 4:40 a.m. Troopers with the South Carolina Highway Patrol responded to the area of US 15 and Highway 401 South Bound near Shuford Street to calls of a collision involving a pedestrian.

A pedestrian was walking along the side of the road when they were struck by a car going in the opposite direction. The pedestrian died as a result of the collision, according to Master Trooper David Jones

The driver of the car was wearing a seat belt and remained uninjured. Details are limited at this time. News13 has reached out for more information, count on us for updates.

The collision remains under investigation by the South Carolina Highway Patrol.

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