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An Aynor man died late Tuesday night after he was struck by a vehicle on U.S. 501 in Conway, according to the Horry County Coroner's Office.

Keron Powell, 28, was walking along the highway around 11:45 p.m. near the Four Mile Road intersection when a vehicle hit him, Horry County Chief Deputy Coroner Tamara Willard said in a news release.

Powell died at the scene from traumatic injuries.

The Conway Police Department is investigating the collision.

Conway Police spokeswoman June Wood did confirm that this was not a hit and run and that the driver of the vehicle did cooperate. She added that officials do not expect criminal charges.

Check back for updates.

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