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Coroner identifies pedestrian struck, killed on Bluff Road

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COLUMBIA, SC (WIS) -

Authorities have released the identity of the pedestrian who was struck and killed late Wednesday night on Bluff Road.

Richland County Coroner Gary Watts said Jerry F. Johnson, 35, of Columbia was walking in the roadway when he was hit by an eastbound car. He died at the scene.

Troopers say the collision happened just before midnight near Eden Street, which is approximately a half mile east of Williams-Brice Stadium.

Investigators say Johnson was wearing dark clothing.

The Highway Patrol continues to investigate.

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