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.
The Lexington County Coroner’s Office and the S.C. Highway Patrol are investigating.