Deadly crash involving pedestrian under investigation

One person killed in early morning wreck in West Ashley.

BERKELEY COUNTY, S.C. (WCBD) — South Carolina Highway Patrol is investigating a deadly crash in St. Stephen.

According to SCHP troopers, the driver of a 2005 Ford pickup truck was driving west on US 52 near Peru Road, around 12:30 a.m. on Tuesday morning, when it hit a pedestrian walking in the road.

The driver, who was not injured, will not be charged, according to troopers.

The killed pedestrian’s identity has not been released yet. An autopsy is expected to be completed by this morning.

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