Pedestrian is hit and killed on I-26 in Lexington County; Coroner identifies

Lexington County Coroner Margaret Fisher has identified the pedestrian who was killed after being struck by a vehicle Sunday around midnight, on Interstate 26 near the 114 Mile Marker.

According to Fisher, Mr. Andre K. Howell, 25, of Clinton, was walking in the road to retrieve an item that had fallen from his vehicle when he was struck by a vehicle. Mr. Howell was pronounced dead at the scene due to his injuries.

The South Carolina Highway Patrol is investigating.