Pedestrian dead following accident in Aiken


AIKEN, S.C. (WJBF) — One person is dead following an accident in Aiken on Friday, March 13.

Troopers say the incident happened just after 11 p.m. on Columbia Highway North near May Royal Drive.

The driver of a Ford F-150 was traveling north on Columbia Highway North when he struck a pedestrian who was walking in the right lane, as well.

The pedestrian, later identified as 34-year-old Chanel Sherman of Leesville, SC, was pronounced dead at the scene from blunt force trauma.

Highway Patrol is continuing the investigation.

Toxicology analysis is pending, according to Aiken County Coroner Darryl Ables.

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