A woman was struck and killed by a van in the Sheldon area Thursday evening as she sat in the middle of road talking on a cell phone.
The SC Highway Patrol reports the woman was wearing dark clothing and sitting in the middle of the road near 15 Prescott Drive when she was hit around 7:38 p.m. by a Ford van.
Beaufort County Coroner Ed Allen identified the woman as Elizabeth Grant, 43, of Sheldon.
Neither the driver nor two passengers in the van were injured, Highway Patrol Sgt. Bob Beres said.
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The incident is under investigation by the Highway Patrol, Beres said.
Map: 15 Prescott Drive
Marker shows approximate location of 15 Prescott Drive, according to Google Maps.
Reporter Caitlin Turner contributed.