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SCHP investigates fatal crash on Parris Island Gtwy. in Beaufort

(source: WTOC)
(source: WTOC)
Published: Dec. 7, 2021 at 6:31 AM EST|Updated: Dec. 7, 2021 at 7:16 AM EST
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BEAUFORT, S.C. (WTOC) - The Burton Fire District and other first responders were called to the scene of a deadly crash Tuesday morning in Beaufort.

BFD tweeted that a vehicle collision with a fatality occurred on Parris Island Gateway near Broad River Boulevard.

South Carolina Highway Patrol (SCHP) says the wreck occurred around 4:30 a.m. on U.S. 21 near Coinbow Lane. They say a 2017 Freightliner tractor trailer hit a pedestrian who died from their injuries.

SCHP said the tractor trailer was traveling north on U.S. 21 and the pedestrian was also traveling north on U.S. 21 when they were fatally struck. The driver of the tractor trailer was not injured.

The South Carolina Highway Patrol is investigating.

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