Updated 6:45 p.m. Aug. 28 to correct the driver's name to Wayne Liva. We regret the error.
A car accident killed a pedestrian at about 1:30 a.m. today in Pelion.
John P. Snuffer, 46, of Swansea, was walking northbound on S.C. 178, near Washboard Road in Pelion, when he was struck by a Chevrolet Envoy driven by Wayne Liva of St. Matthews, according to Lexington County Coroner Harry O. Harman.
Snuffer died at the scene.
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The Lexington County Coroner’s Office and the S.C. Highway Patrol are investigating.