MARION, S.C. (AP) - Troopers say a 32-year-old man has been killed after he was struck by an 18-wheeler while walking on a Marion County highway.
Authorities said Tyrone Simmons of Mullins was walking south around 11:30 p.m. Friday on U.S. Highway 501 north of Marion when he was hit from behind by the tractor trailer.
Investigators say the driver of the 18-wheeler was not injured.
Troopers say the incident is under investigation.Copyright 2014 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.