LADY’S ISLAND, S.C. (WSAV) – Authorities are investigating a Lowcountry crash that killed one person Wednesday night.

According to the Beaufort County Sheriff’s Office (BCSO), the crash occurred around 8:15 p.m. on Sea Island Parkway between Meridian Road and Youmans Drive.

The South Carolina Highway Patrol, now leading the investigation, said a 2002 Chrysler PT Cruiser was traveling northbound on Sea Island Parkway when the vehicle struck the pedestrian in the roadway.

The pedestrian did not survive. Their identity has not been released at this time.

The sheriff’s office closed a portion of the roadway for a few hours as crews responded.