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Coroner: Man stepped in front of moving vehicle

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CHAPIN, SC (WIS) -

A Midlands man is dead after being hit by a vehicle he stepped in front of Tuesday evening, according to the coroner's office.

Lexington County Coroner Harry O. Harman said Jimmy M. Caughman, 57, of Little Mountain, was walking on Westwoods Drive in Chapin around 6:23 p.m. when he stepped in front of an eastbound pickup truck. 

Caughman was transported to Lexington Medical Center where he died at 8:49 p.m. as a result of the injuries he received in the collision, Harman said. 

The driver of the pickup truck was not injured.

The accident remains under investigation by the Lexington County Coroner's Office and the South Carolina Highway Patrol.

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