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Live 5 News Charleston
State rep introduces legislation to raise texting and driving fine in South Carolinatexting and driving laws in May 2017. Live 5 News Investigative reporter Carter
Live 5 News Charleston / Posted 7 hours ago
texting and driving laws in May 2017. Live 5 News Investigative reporter Carter Coyle found, as of press time, found the South Carolina Highway Patrol had issued 1,939 texting and driving tickets statewide. Copyright 2017 WCSC. All rights... Read more
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Live 5 News Charleston
Child hospitalized after auto-pedestrian accident in Berkeley Co.morning. The accident happened on Tram Boulevard near Rose Drive and the call
Live 5 News Charleston / Posted 8 hours ago
morning. The accident happened on Tram Boulevard near Rose Drive and the call came in at 6:41 a.m. according to dispatch. South Carolina Highway Patrol trooper Matt Southern said the child was transported to the hospital. This is a developing... Read more
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Live 5 News Charleston
Dispatch: Crews respond to child hit by car in Berkeley Co.accident happened on Tram Boulevard near Rose Drive. Dispatch says emergency m
Live 5 News Charleston / Posted 9 hours ago
accident happened on Tram Boulevard near Rose Drive. Dispatch says emergency medical services is responding and the South Carolina Highway Patrol is handling the incident. The call came in at 6:41 a.m. This is a developing story. Please... Read more
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WIS News 10 Columbia
Search continues for driver of white Nissan, suspected in fatal hit-and-runknow Andre, that know he was a good person.” The incident is still under inves
WIS News 10 Columbia / Posted 21 hours ago
know Andre, that know he was a good person.” The incident is still under investigation by the Fairfield County Coroner and South Carolina Highway Patrol. Officials said there are no new leads at this time. If you have any information, officials... Read more
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Island Packet
Vehicle, driver land in the marsh in Seabrook-area crash off Trask Parkwayafter 5 p.m., sent the vehicle off the roadway near Garrett Small Road, accordi
Island Packet / Posted 21 hours ago
after 5 p.m., sent the vehicle off the roadway near Garrett Small Road, according to Byrne and traffic information from South Carolina Highway Patrol. The adult female driver was helped back to the roadway by Burton firefighters and then... Read more
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Live 5 News Charleston
Authorities investigating I-26 tractor-trailer crashcrash happened in the westbound lanes near the Jedburg Road exit. It was repor
Live 5 News Charleston / Posted yesterday
crash happened in the westbound lanes near the Jedburg Road exit. It was reported at 8:15 a.m., according to South Carolina Highway Patrol Cpl. Sonny Collins. The tractor-trailer went off the road and struck a tree, Collins... Read more
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WIS News 10 Columbia
Man, 40, killed in hit-and-run as suspect's car now soughtare seeking a white, 4-door Nissan with damage to the front end. The Fairfield
WIS News 10 Columbia / Posted 2 days ago
are seeking a white, 4-door Nissan with damage to the front end. The Fairfield County Coroner's Office and the South Carolina Highway Patrol are investigating. If you have any information about this incident, you are urged to contact... Read more
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WLTX-TV Columbia
Pedestrian Struck, Killed in Fairfield County; Troopers Search Driver, Cardamage. If you have any information about the collision or about the vehicle o
WLTX-TV Columbia / Posted 2 days ago
damage. If you have any information about the collision or about the vehicle of interest, troopers ask you to contact the South Carolina Highway Patrol at (803) 896-9621 or 1-800768-1501. Callers will remain anonymous and could be eligible for a... Read more
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WBTV Charlotte
South Carolina police officer dies in weekend wreckPolice Cpl. James Eric Chapman died from injuries suffered in a single-vehicle
WBTV Charlotte / Posted 3 days ago
Police Cpl. James Eric Chapman died from injuries suffered in a single-vehicle wreck around 10:15 p.m. Friday. The South Carolina Highway Patrol said Chapman ran off the shoulder on state Highway 23, hit some trees and was thrown from his... Read more
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WECT 6 Wilmington
South Carolina police officer dies in weekend wreckPolice Cpl. James Eric Chapman died from injuries suffered in a single-vehicle
WECT 6 Wilmington / Posted 3 days ago
Police Cpl. James Eric Chapman died from injuries suffered in a single-vehicle wreck around 10:15 p.m. Friday. The South Carolina Highway Patrol said Chapman ran off the shoulder on state Highway 23, hit some trees and was thrown from his... Read more
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Live 5 News Charleston
South Carolina police officer dies in weekend wreckPolice Cpl. James Eric Chapman died from injuries suffered in a single-vehicle
Live 5 News Charleston / Posted 3 days ago
Police Cpl. James Eric Chapman died from injuries suffered in a single-vehicle wreck around 10:15 p.m. Friday. The South Carolina Highway Patrol said Chapman ran off the shoulder on state Highway 23, hit some trees and was thrown from his... Read more
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WIS News 10 Columbia
Marine, SC police officer killed in line of duty in accidentDepartment in Edgefield County died in the line of duty following a single-vehi
WIS News 10 Columbia / Posted 3 days ago
Department in Edgefield County died in the line of duty following a single-vehicle accident over the weekend. According to South Carolina Highway Patrol, Officer James Eric Chapman, 30, was in a single car accident at around 10:15 p.m. Friday. He... Read more
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WLTX-TV Columbia
One Killed in ATV AccidentOrangeburg County, SC (WLTX) -- The South Carolina Highway Patrol said one pers
WLTX-TV Columbia / Posted 3 days ago
Orangeburg County, SC (WLTX) -- The South Carolina Highway Patrol said one person was killed in an ATV accident on Sunday afternoon. Lance Corporal Judd Jones said the accident happened at approximately 4:45 p.m. on US Highway 178 west of... Read more
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Live 5 News Charleston
Summerville PD wears mourning bands after SC officer killed in Line-of-Dutywearing mourning bands in memory of Johnston, SC Police officer James Eric Chap
Live 5 News Charleston / Posted 4 days ago
wearing mourning bands in memory of Johnston, SC Police officer James Eric Chapman, who was killed in the Line-Of-Duty. South Carolina Highway Patrol Corporal Bill Rhyne said Chapman was driving a Ford Explorer on Highway 23 in Edgefield when he... Read more
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WLTX-TV Columbia
Mom Killed, Son Hurt on I-95 Returning from Little League Football Gamewho knew the Figueroa family. "It's devastating that this happened." A total o
WLTX-TV Columbia / Posted 5 days ago
who knew the Figueroa family. "It's devastating that this happened." A total of seven people were in Figueroa's SUV. The South Carolina Highway Patrol says the vehicle ran off the road, struck a tree, and overturned. The collision remains under... Read more
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WIS News 10 Columbia
Troopers search for car involved in Orangeburg Co. hit-and-runThe South Carolina Highway Patrol is investigating a hit-and-run in Orangeburg
WIS News 10 Columbia / Posted 5 days ago
The South Carolina Highway Patrol is investigating a hit-and-run in Orangeburg County that seriously injured a person. It happened around 5:30 p.m. Thursday on Tee Vee Road near Old Number Six Highway. Troopers said someone driving a silver 1998 –... Read more
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WIS News 10 Columbia
One person dead after car wreck in LexingtonA car wreck in Lexington claimed the life of one person, according to troopers
WIS News 10 Columbia / Posted 5 days ago
A car wreck in Lexington claimed the life of one person, according to troopers with the South Carolina Highway Patrol. It happened around 10 a.m. Friday morning. A Chevy truck that was traveling south on Highway 321 crashed into the driver’s side... Read more
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WLTX-TV Columbia
South Carolina Highway Patrol Seeking Hit and Run InformationORANGEBURG COUNTY, SC (WLTX) - The South Carolina Highway Patrol is seeking inf
WLTX-TV Columbia / Posted 5 days ago
ORANGEBURG COUNTY, SC (WLTX) - The South Carolina Highway Patrol is seeking information about a hit and run collision that took place on Tee Vee Rd. near SC-6 Highway in Orangeburg County. The incident occurred December 7 at 5:35 p.m. A moped was... Read more
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WIS News 10 Columbia
Accident on Garners Ferry Road causes road closureAn accident on Garners Ferry Road tied up traffic and caused the road to be clo
WIS News 10 Columbia / Posted 7 days ago
An accident on Garners Ferry Road tied up traffic and caused the road to be closed, the South Carolina Highway Patrol said The Highway Patrol says the accident happened around 8:15 a.m. Thursday near Robert McKenzie Road. No word on any... Read more
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WIS News 10 Columbia
Collision with injuries causes traffic issues on I-77A collision with injuries caused traffic issues heading toward Charlotte, accor
WIS News 10 Columbia / Posted 7 days ago
A collision with injuries caused traffic issues heading toward Charlotte, according to the South Carolina Highway Patrol. Highway Patrol officials say that accident happened on Interstate 77 in the northbound lane at mile marker 5. That accident... Read more
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WIS News 10 Columbia
Accident on Garners Ferry Road closes traffic in that areaAn accident on Garners Ferry Road continues to tie up traffic and cause the roa
WIS News 10 Columbia / Posted 7 days ago
An accident on Garners Ferry Road continues to tie up traffic and cause the road to be closed, the South Carolina Highway Patrol says. The Highway Patrol says the accident happened around 8:15 a.m. Thursday near Robert McKenzie Road. No word on any... Read more
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WIS News 10 Columbia
Collision with injuries causing traffic issues on I-77A collision with injuries is causing traffic issues heading toward Charlotte, a
WIS News 10 Columbia / Posted 7 days ago
A collision with injuries is causing traffic issues heading toward Charlotte, according to the South Carolina Highway Patrol. Highway Patrol officials say that accident happened on Interstate 77 in the northbound lane at mile marker 5. That... Read more
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WSOC-TV Charlotte
Troopers use PIT maneuvers to stop dangerous drivers9 exclusive access. “You have to match your speed up to that vehicle and there
WSOC-TV Charlotte / Posted 7 days ago
9 exclusive access. “You have to match your speed up to that vehicle and there is a certain spot we will hit the vehicle," South Carolina Highway Patrol Sgt. Bob Beres said. Beres said all new troopers learn the technique in the academy and the... Read more
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WIS News 10 Columbia
Lexington Co. deputies arrest 3 men following shooting incidents over weekendAccording to officials, Moore shot the two females just after 9:30 p.m. before
WIS News 10 Columbia / Posted 9 days ago
According to officials, Moore shot the two females just after 9:30 p.m. before driving away. Moore was later caught by South Carolina Highway Patrol troopers and Richland County deputies on the West Columbia side of the Gervais Street Bridge... Read more
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Live 5 News Charleston
No injuries reported following school bus accident in Walterboroaccident in Walterboro Monday afternoon. Witnesses said the incident happened
Live 5 News Charleston / Posted 9 days ago
accident in Walterboro Monday afternoon. Witnesses said the incident happened on the 11,000 block of Augusta Highway. The South Carolina Highway Patrol is investigating. According to motorists, the accident has since been cleared. Copyright 2017... Read more
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Live 5 News Charleston
2 hospitalized after accident on I-26 EB near Aviaton Avetwo tractor trailers, a Ford pick-up truck and a Ford passenger car according t
Live 5 News Charleston / Posted 10 days ago
two tractor trailers, a Ford pick-up truck and a Ford passenger car according to Lance Cpl. Matt Southern with the South Carolina Highway Patrol. The drivers of the two Ford vehicles were transported to the hospital with non life... Read more
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WECT 6 Wilmington
Man dies after riding bike around railroad crossing guardsS.C. (AP) - A man has died after he rode his bicycle around railroad crossing a
WECT 6 Wilmington / Posted 10 days ago
S.C. (AP) - A man has died after he rode his bicycle around railroad crossing arms and was struck by a freight train in South Carolina. Highway Patrol Cpl. Sonny Collins told local media outlets the crash happened around 6:30 p.m. Saturday in... Read more
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Live 5 News Charleston
Man dies after riding bike around railroad crossing guardsS.C. (AP) - A man has died after he rode his bicycle around railroad crossing a
Live 5 News Charleston / Posted 10 days ago
S.C. (AP) - A man has died after he rode his bicycle around railroad crossing arms and was struck by a freight train in South Carolina. Highway Patrol Cpl. Sonny Collins told local media outlets the crash happened around 6:30 p.m. Saturday in... Read more
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WBTV Charlotte
Man dies after riding bike around railroad crossing guardsS.C. (AP) - A man has died after he rode his bicycle around railroad crossing a
WBTV Charlotte / Posted 10 days ago
S.C. (AP) - A man has died after he rode his bicycle around railroad crossing arms and was struck by a freight train in South Carolina. Highway Patrol Cpl. Sonny Collins told local media outlets the crash happened around 6:30 p.m. Saturday in... Read more
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WIS News 10 Columbia
Two wounded, one arrested in shooting near Gervais St. bridgeStreet bridge. Details remain limited, but Wilson said the suspect, who has no
WIS News 10 Columbia / Posted 10 days ago
Street bridge. Details remain limited, but Wilson said the suspect, who has not yet been identified, was arrested after a search aided by the South Carolina Highway Patrol. More on this story as it develops. Copyright 2017 WIS. All rights reserv... Read more
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WCNC Charlotte
SC officials investigate deadly crash in York Co.ROCK HILL, S.C. -- South Carolina Highway Patrol and the York County Coroner's
WCNC Charlotte / Posted 12 days ago
ROCK HILL, S.C. -- South Carolina Highway Patrol and the York County Coroner's Office responded to a fatal accident that happened Friday. According to the coroner's office, the accident happened at the intersection of Saluda Road and Border Road.... Read more
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WIS News 10 Columbia
Man charged with DUI for 2-vehicle crash that injured 5alcohol violations. He will be booked at the Lexington County Detention Center
WIS News 10 Columbia / Posted 13 days ago
alcohol violations. He will be booked at the Lexington County Detention Center after he's released from the hospital. The South Carolina Highway Patrol MAIT Team will be assisting with the investigation. Copyright 2017 WIS. All rights r... Read more
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WIS News 10 Columbia
Collision with entrapment closes I-20 in Lexington Co.Officials with the South Carolina Highway Patrol say a collision with injuries
WIS News 10 Columbia / Posted 14 days ago
Officials with the South Carolina Highway Patrol say a collision with injuries is causing traffic issues on Interstate 20. According to the Highway Patrol, that accident happened in the westbound lanes of I-20 about a mile west of the US 378 exit... Read more
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Island Packet
Vehicle strikes tree, driver killed in Beaufort Countyearly Wednesday morning. The one-vehicle accident happened just after 1 a.m.,
Island Packet / Posted 15 days ago
early Wednesday morning. The one-vehicle accident happened just after 1 a.m., according to Cpl. Sonny Collins of the South Carolina Highway Patrol. The driver was not wearing a seat belt, Collins said. Information about the driver’s... Read more
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WIS News 10 Columbia
2-old Sumter boy, father hurt when city truck plows through homeThe South Carolina Highway Patrol is trying to determine why a City of Sumter p
WIS News 10 Columbia / Posted 16 days ago
The South Carolina Highway Patrol is trying to determine why a City of Sumter pickup truck veered off the road and slammed into a house, injuring a small boy and his father. Ayden Burleson, 2, suffered cuts and other significant injuries and had to... Read more
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WLTX-TV Columbia
'If you don't know there is a God, this proves that God is real'on us and everything," she said. The driver of the truck also went to the hosp
WLTX-TV Columbia / Posted 16 days ago
on us and everything," she said. The driver of the truck also went to the hospital with non life-threatening injuries. It's unclear why the person lost control of the vehicle. The South Carolina Highway Patrol is investigating. © 201... Read more
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Live 5 News Charleston
2-old Sumter boy, father hurt when city truck plows through homeThe South Carolina Highway Patrol is trying to determine why a City of Sumter p
Live 5 News Charleston / Posted 16 days ago
The South Carolina Highway Patrol is trying to determine why a City of Sumter pickup truck veered off the road and slammed into a house, injuring a small boy and his father. Ayden Burleson, 2, suffered cuts and other significant injuries and had to... Read more
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WCSH 6 Portland
Bonny Eagle HS grad gets national attention for saving a babyA former Bonny Eagle High School student is getting national attention for help
WCSH 6 Portland / Posted 17 days ago
A former Bonny Eagle High School student is getting national attention for helping save a baby's life. Ben Crocker is a South Carolina Highway Patrol Trooper who recently who had a woman pull up to him on the side of the road saying her baby... Read more
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WLBZ Bangor
Bonny Eagle HS grad gets national attention for saving a babyA former Bonny Eagle High School student is getting national attention for help
WLBZ Bangor / Posted 17 days ago
A former Bonny Eagle High School student is getting national attention for helping save a baby's life. Ben Crocker is a South Carolina Highway Patrol Trooper who recently who had a woman pull up to him on the side of the road saying her baby... Read more
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WIS News 10 Columbia
2-old hospitalized after City of Sumter truck crashes into homeA 2-year-old was taken to the hospital after the South Carolina Highway Patrol
WIS News 10 Columbia / Posted 17 days ago
A 2-year-old was taken to the hospital after the South Carolina Highway Patrol says a City of Sumter truck crashed into a home Monday. According to the Highway Patrol, that incident happened on Perry Boulevard around 10:30 a.m. when the 2016 Dodge... Read more
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WLTX-TV Columbia
Two-old Boy Hurt When Truck Rams Into Sumter Homeon us and everything," she said. The driver of the truck also went to the hosp
WLTX-TV Columbia / Posted 17 days ago
on us and everything," she said. The driver of the truck also went to the hospital with non life-threatening injuries. It's unclear why the person lost control of the vehicle. The South Carolina Highway Patrol is investigating. © 201... Read more
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Live 5 News Charleston
2-old hospitalized after City of Sumter truck crashes into homeA 2-year-old was taken to the hospital after the South Carolina Highway Patrol
Live 5 News Charleston / Posted 17 days ago
A 2-year-old was taken to the hospital after the South Carolina Highway Patrol says a City of Sumter truck crashed into a home Monday. According to the Highway Patrol, that incident happened on Perry Boulevard around 10:30 a.m. when the 2016 Dodge... Read more
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Live 5 News Charleston
Summerville teen dies after ATV accident Sunday in Ladsonhe heard the screaming and ran over to the scene. Another stopped when he saw t
Live 5 News Charleston / Posted 17 days ago
he heard the screaming and ran over to the scene. Another stopped when he saw the accident while riding his dirt bike. South Carolina Highway Patrol responded, but the accident was later handed over to the Department of Natural Resources... Read more
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Island Packet
Yemassee crash sends 2 to hospital as traffic on I-95, U.S. 17 and U.S. 21 at a standstillpeople injured in the accident were taken to Hampton Regional Medical Center by
Island Packet / Posted 17 days ago
people injured in the accident were taken to Hampton Regional Medical Center by Hampton County EMS. Garnes said that the South Carolina Highway Patrol is handling multiple accidents in our area. Sign up today for unlimited digital access to our... Read more
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Island Packet
Highway patrol reports two accidents in Jasper County, one blocking a major roadwayThe South Carolina Highway Patrol is reporting two traffic accidents that happe
Island Packet / Posted 18 days ago
The South Carolina Highway Patrol is reporting two traffic accidents that happened late Sunday morning/early Sunday afternoon. The first reported accident happened at 10:50 a.m. in Jasper County on I-95 North around mile marker 25 and U.S. 17. The... Read more
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Island Packet
Accident on I-95 south in Jasper County backing traffic up for milesThe South Carolina Highway Patrol is reporting an accident on Interstate 95 in
Island Packet / Posted 19 days ago
The South Carolina Highway Patrol is reporting an accident on Interstate 95 in Jasper County. It is described as a collision but no further details are as of yet given. Traffic is backed up for miles according to reports from Island Packet reporter... Read more
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WLTX-TV Columbia
22-Old Upstate Woman Killed in Lexington County Accidentwhen she was struck by a vehicle at about 6:30 a.m. The driver of the vehicle,
WLTX-TV Columbia / Posted 19 days ago
when she was struck by a vehicle at about 6:30 a.m. The driver of the vehicle, who was not injured, stopped at the scene to render aid, according to Fisher. South Carolina Highway Patrol continues to investigate the accident. ©... Read more
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WIS News 10 Columbia
Pedestrian struck, killed by car in Midlands roadway identifiedThe South Carolina Highway Patrol says a pedestrian was killed after they were
WIS News 10 Columbia / Posted 20 days ago
The South Carolina Highway Patrol says a pedestrian was killed after they were hit by a car traveling a Lexington County roadway early Friday morning. According to the Highway Patrol, that accident happened around 6:30 a.m. on Broad Street near... Read more
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WIS News 10 Columbia
Pedestrian struck, killed by car in Midlands roadwayThe South Carolina Highway Patrol says a pedestrian was killed after they were
WIS News 10 Columbia / Posted 20 days ago
The South Carolina Highway Patrol says a pedestrian was killed after they were hit by a car traveling a Lexington County roadway early Friday morning. According to the Highway Patrol, that accident happened around 6:30 a.m. on Broad Street near... Read more
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WLTX-TV Columbia
Troopers: One Dead After Car hits PedestrianLexington County, SC (WLTX) - South Carolina Highway Patrol says one person is
WLTX-TV Columbia / Posted 20 days ago
Lexington County, SC (WLTX) - South Carolina Highway Patrol says one person is dead after a car hit a pedestrian on the 1400 block of Broad Street near Cotton Branch Rd. Troopers say they received a call around 6:30 Friday morning. The accident is... Read more
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