Woman dies after being struck by truck near Lugoff

A Kershaw County woman was struck and killed early Thursday morning as she walked on US 601 near Lugoff.

Kershaw County Chief Deputy Coroner Phil McLeod has identified the victim as Wendy Thompson, 37, of Lugoff.

Thompson was walking north on US 601 near Exchange Drive around 5 a.m. when she was struck by a pick-up truck traveling south on US 601. She was pronounced dead at the scene. The South Carolina Highway

The S.C. Highway Patrol is investigating the accident.

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