Pedestrian killed in crash near Lake Carolina

LAKE CAROLINA — The South Carolina Highway Patrol says a pedestrian has died after being struck by an SUV early Thursday morning near Lake Carolina, according to Master Trooper Gary Miller of the S.C. Highway patrol.

The collision took place at 6:18 a.m. at Kelly Mill Road near Stallion Drive. That’s near the Lake Carolina community and about three miles north of Pontiac.

Trooper Miller reported that an SUV was driving north on Kelly Mill Road when a person was attempting to walk across the road and was struck by the vehicle.

The pedestrian, who has not yet been identified by the coroner’s office, died at the scene. 

The driver of the SUV is reported to have stopped after the collision and there were no reported injuries in that vehicle. 

No charges have been filed in the incident.

The incident is under investigation by the S.C. Highway Patrol.

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