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Tractor-trailer hits, kills pedestrian

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The South Carolina Highway Patrol says a woman was killed when she was hit by a tractor-trailer in Orangeburg County.

Troopers say the woman was hit at about 3:31 a.m. Friday on US 601, otherwise known as Magnolia Street.  Investigators say she stepped into the roadway and into the path of a tractor-trailer.

She was taken to the hospital where she died. The Orangeburg County Coroner has not released her name.

The driver of the tractor-trailer was not injured.

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