Pedestrian struck, killed near apartment complex - - Columbia, South Carolina

Pedestrian struck, killed near apartment complex


The South Carolina Highway Patrol is investigating after a pedestrian was struck and killed by a man driving a pickup truck near Bush River Road and Interstate 20.

Authorities say the 71-year-old driver was traveling north on Bush River Road when the pedestrian attempted to cross the road westbound and was hit and killed near Woodland Village apartments around 7 p.m.

Lexington County Coroner Harry O. Harman identified the victim as Wesley J. Robinson, 71, of Columbia. Robinson was pronounced at the scene from multiple body trauma.

The accident remains under investigation by the South Carolina Highway Patrol.

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