Police: One Person Dead in Garners Ferry Road Accident

10:20 PM, Nov 18, 2013   |    comments
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Columbia, SC (WLTX)  One person is dead following a pedestrian vs. car accident on Garners Ferry road.

Columbia Police say that a man was killed in the 7600 block of Garners Ferry road, just past the WalMart, and according to Columbia Police department may have been unlawfully in the roadway when he was struck by an SUV. 

According to police the man died as a result of his injuries. 

The Richland County Coroner's office is assisting the police with the case.  

The driver of the SUV did not leave the scene and according to police was "visibly shaken by the incident". 

Traffic was backed up coming into town and now is moving. 

The accident, which occurred shortly after 8 pm, is still under investigation by Columbia Police. 

We'll have more information as it becomes available. 

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