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UPDATE: Pedestrian Struck by SC Trooper, Killed

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SEABROOK, SC -

UPDATE 2:45 p.m.

The Beaufort County Sheriff's Office is investigating a fatal collision between a South Carolina Highway Patrolman's vehicle and a pedestrian.

Sheriff's deputies were called to Trask Parkway and Martin Lane just before 5:00 this morning.

BCSO says the victim, a 68-year-old man, appeared to have been walking southbound on the roadway when he was struck by the on-duty trooper.

He was pronounced dead at the scene.

Authorities have not released his name.

Trask Parkway between Seabrook Center Road and Martin Lane were closed to traffic for roughly two and a half hours.

 

Highway 21 South in Beaufort is closed this morning due to an apparent fatal wreck.

Authorities tell News 3 both southbound lanes near the Martin Road exit are closed. Drivers are being diverted.

Expect delays in the area.

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