Pedestrian killed in crash on Hwy 213

WINNSBORO – A person walking on S.C. Highway 213, was killed when hit by a pickup truck early Sunday morning, according to South Carolina Highway Patrol.

Jaylan Hamilton, 20, of Mt. Holly, N.C. is the name of the pedestrian who was struck.

The crash happened at about 2 a.m., near Fairview Church Road, Master Trooper Brandon Bolt said.

Hamilton was reported walking west in the roadway of S.C. 213 when hit by a 2019 Dodge pickup truck that was also heading west, according to Bolt.

Hamilton was taken to an area hospital and died, Bolt said.

The driver and a passenger in the truck were wearing seat belts and were not hurt in the crash, according to Bolt who said Hamilton was not wearing reflective clothing.

No other injuries were reported.

The crash is being investigated by the Highway Patrol.


This story was updated September 28, 2020 at 9:23 p.m.