LAURENS COUNTY, S.C. (WSPA) – A pedestrian was hit and killed Thursday morning on Todd Quarter Road near Waterloo in Laurens County.
South Carolina Highway Patrol said the pedestrian got out of their stalled vehicle at about 6:40 a.m. on Todd Quarter Road near Enchanted Oak Road.
The driver of a 1999 Chevy Tahoe was traveling south on Todd Quarter Road when they came around, attempted to avoid hitting the stalled vehicle and crashed into the pedestrian, who was attempting to cross the northbound lane, troopers said.
The Laurens County Coroner’s Office the pedestrian, Joseph John Gargano, 71, of Waterloo, died at the scene.
The coroner’s office and highway patrol will continue to investigate.