Pedestrian killed Tuesday night in Lexington County

A pedestrian was killed on Highway 178 near Batesburg-Leesville Tuesday night, according to the S.C. Highway Patrol.

The pedestrian was in the road and was hit by a 2007 Ford van traveling east on Highway 178. The incident occurred about 10 p.m.

No charges were filed against the driver of the van. The pedestrian was in the road.

The victim’s name has not yet been released by the Lexington County Coroner. The S.C. Highway Patrol is investigating.

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