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Pedestrian dies after being struck by two vehicles in Richland County

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Published: Dec. 28, 2021 at 11:51 AM EST
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COLUMBIA, S.C. (WIS) - One person is dead after a crash in Richland County.

The crash happened on Kennerly Road near Owens Lowman Road on December 26 around 6:15 p.m., according to troopers.

A pedestrian, identified as Timothy Wright, 47, of Irmo, was pushing a disabled moped south on Kennerly Road was struck by a Kia Sorento, according to troopers and Richland County Coroner Naida Rutherford. When Wright was struck, it caused him to go into the northbound lanes where he was struck by a truck.

Wright died at the scene.

The other drivers were wearing seatbelts and were not injured in the incident.

The crash is under investigation by the South Carolina Highway Patrol and the Richland County Coroner’s Office.

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