Pedestrian killed in Berkeley County crash

BERKELEY COUNTY, S.C. (WCIV) -- One person walking along a rural, two-lane Berkeley County road was killed late Friday night.

According to state Highway Patrol officials, the accident happened on Trojan Road near the town of Cross around 10:40 p.m.

Troopers say the pedestrian and the Ford pickup truck that hit the victim, identified by the coroner as 27-year-old Inetha Pelote, were both traveling south. The truck hit and killed Pelote.


was taken to Medical University Hospital where she died early Saturday morning.

Troopers said the driver of the truck was not injured. Troopers are still investigating the wreck to determine how it happened.