Man killed when struck by SC trooper's cruiser

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by The Associated Press

WCNC.com

Posted on June 19, 2013 at 5:27 PM

Updated Thursday, Jun 20 at 6:30 AM

BEAUFORT, S.C. (AP) -- Authorities say a South Carolina Highway Patrol cruiser has struck and killed a pedestrian in Beaufort County. 

Beaufort County deputies are investigating the wreck that happened on U.S. 21 about 5 a.m. Wednesday. 

The 68-year-old man who was struck and killed was pronounced dead at the scene. 

Deputies say the 41-year-old trooper driving the cruiser was not injured. He was duty and driving a marked car. 

The name of the victim has not been released because relatives have not been notified.
 

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