A pedestrian was killed and a second was injured when they were hit by a pickup while walking in the roadway early Sunday, according to the S.C. Highway Patrol.
The collision happened around 1:20 a.m. on Jamil Road near Rhett Road, according to Lance Cpl. Matt Southern of the S.C. Highway Patrol. Jamil Road runs parallel to Interstate 26.
The two pedestrians, who were not wearing bright or reflective material, were walking in the roadway when a northbound Ford pickup hit them, Southern said.
Lexington County Coroner Margaret Fisher said Sabrina Maria Nelums, 44, of Columbia, was pronounced dead at the scene from obvious traumatic injuries.
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The driver of the vehicle stopped to render aid, Fisher said.
The second pedestrian, who was hit by the mirror of the truck, was taken to Palmetto Health Richland hospital with non-life threatening injuries, Fisher said.