AIKEN COUNTY, S.C. (WJBF) – A pedestrian was struck and killed in a crash Sunday morning around 11:44 am on US 1 near Academy Street.
The Aiken County Coroner’s Office has identified the victim as 4-year-old Zaviaion Stewart of Monetta, S.C.
According to the Coroner, Stewart along with their siblings were walking home on Columbia Highway North near Academy Street in Monetta when Stewart attempted to cross Columbia Highway and was struck by a northbound Chevrolet SUV.
Stewart was pronounced dead on scene from injuries sustained in the collision and will be autopsied in Newberry.
The Coroner’s Office along with Highway Patrol are continuing with the investigation.