Pedestrian killed in accident on Clements Ferry Road

MOUNT PLEASANT, S.C. (WCIV) -- A pedestrian was hit and killed early Friday morning by a pickup truck.{}According to officials with the South Carolina Highway Patrol, the pedestrian was walking in the middle of Clements Ferry Road and was hit by a pickup truck traveling north.{}Officials said the pedestrian contributed to the accident.The coroner's office identified the man as 22-year-old James Allen Clarkin, of Johns Island. Officials said the death was ruled accidental.