Pedestrian hit, killed on Hattons Ford Rd. in Anderson Co.

Accidents & Traffic

ANDERSON COUNTY, S.C. (WSPA) – South Carolina Highway Patrol said a pedestrian was hit and killed early Wednesday morning on Hattons Ford Road in Anderson County.

Trooper said the crash happened just before 5 a.m. near Double Springs Road.

The driver of a 2002 Toyota pickup truck was headed north on Hattons Ford Road when they crashed into a pedestrian who was in the roadway, according to highway patrol.

The pedestrian died at the scene, troopers said. That person has been identified by the coroner’s office as 37-year-old Joshua William Newby, of Anderson.

The investigation is ongoing by the Anderson County Office of the Coroner and the South Carolina Highway Patrol.

We will update this story as information becomes available.

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