Pedestrian killed on I-26 near Orangeburg

Published: Aug. 1, 2017 at 1:41 PM EDT|Updated: Aug. 1, 2017 at 2:14 PM EDT
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ORANGEBURG COUNTY, SC (WIS) - The South Carolina Highway Patrol is investigating the death of a pedestrian on Interstate 26 in Orangeburg County early Tuesday.

The Highway Patrol says the victim walked into a lane of traffic and was hit by a westbound vehicle near the 154-mile marker, near U.S. 301, at about 1 a.m.

The pedestrian has been identified as Johnny Houser, 52, of Bowman. The cause of death was multiple blunt force trauma from the collision.

The driver of the vehicle was not injured.

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