Pedestrian struck, killed on Ashley Phosphate Road identified


Dorchester County Coroner, Paul J. Brouthers has identified the pedestrian that was pronounced dead at the scene as 62-year-old Richard Nailing.

The South Carolina Highway Patrol says the accident happened on Ashley Phosphate Road near Stratton Drive around 8:05 p.m.

Troopers say the pedestrian was attempting to cross the road. A woman driving struck the victim moments later.

The victim was pronounced dead by the county coroner. The woman driving the vehicle was not injured.

The accident remains under investigation.

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