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Debris from passing vehicle kills pedestrian in Marion County

Debris from passing vehicle kills pedestrian in Marion County

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MARION COUNTY, S.C. — Debris from a passing vehicle killed a pedestrian who was on the shoulder of U.S. 501 on Friday afternoon in Marion County.

It happened at approximately 4:30 p.m. near S.C. 41, according to Sgt. Sonny Collins with the South Carolina Highway Patrol.

Marion County Coroner Jerry Richardson said Roman Banos Gallegos of Winston-Salem, N.C. died at the hospital

No charges are expected, Collins said, but the death is under investigation by the S.C. Highway Patrol.


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