Pedestrian killed in Fairfield County crash

FAIRFIELD COUNTY – A vehicle vs. pedestrian crash on I-77 Thursday night resulted in the pedestrian’s death, according to Fairfield County Coroner Chris Hill. 

Felix Jose Zayas Hernandez, age 45, of Fort Mill, SC , was walking in the lanes of I-77 when he was struck by a vehicle traveling southbound on I-77. 

The driver of the vehicle that struck Mr. Hernandez stayed on scene and fully cooperated with officials.

An autopsy will be scheduled with Newberry Pathology in Newberry to determine the exact cause of death.

This incident continues to be investigated by Fairfield County Coroner’s Office and South Carolina Highway Patrol.

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