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Pedestrian struck, killed on I-26 trying to retrieve fallen item from vehicle

Troopers say Andre Howell, 25, of Clinton was walking in the roadway to retrieve an item that...
Troopers say Andre Howell, 25, of Clinton was walking in the roadway to retrieve an item that had fallen from his vehicle.(AP GraphicsBank)
Published: Jul. 25, 2021 at 10:42 AM EDT
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IRMO, S.C. (WIS) - A man was struck and killed by a vehicle on I-26 early Sunday morning.

Troopers say Andre Howell, 25, of Clinton was walking in the roadway to retrieve an item that had fallen from his vehicle. He was struck by another vehicle in the process near the 114 mile marker around midnight.

Howell was pronounced dead at the scene by the Lexington Co. Coroner due to his injuries.

The South Carolina Highway Patrol continues to investigate.

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