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A pedestrian was struck and killed Monday morning on U.S. 501 near Conway, the S.C. Highway Patrol reports.

The collision happened just after 2:30 a.m. near Enoch Road on U.S. 501, said Lance Cpl. Tyler Tidwell with SCHP.

A tractor-trailer was traveling north on U.S. 501 when the driver struck a pedestrian who was walking on U.S. 501, Tidwell said. The pedestrian died as a result of the collision. 

The driver of the tractor-trailer was wearing a seatbelt and was the only occupant in the vehicle.

The name of the victim has not been released.

S.C. Highway Patrol continues to investigate.

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