Pedestrian killed, hit by car in North Augusta

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A pedestrian has been killed after being struck by a vehicle in North Augusta.

It happened around 7:10 am near the intersection of Bergen and West Five Notch Road.

The victim has been identified as 74-year-old George Batten.

Investigators say he was pronounced dead at the scene after being struck from behind by a vehicle while riding his bike.

The driver of the vehicle, 26-year-old Kayla Black, stated that as she came up the hill, the sun was in her eyes and she heard a bang. 

She says she then pulled over to find that she had hit a cyclist.

Officials have charged her with driving Too Fast for Conditions.

Count on NewsChannel 6 for more info as it’s available.

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