Crime & Public Safety

Pedestrian dies after being struck in Hilton Head neighborhood, Highway Patrol says

A pedestrian died Friday afternoon after being hit by a pickup truck in Shipyard Plantation, according to the S.C. Highway Patrol.

The accident occurred around noon on Town House Tennis III Road.

The pedestrian was trying to cross the road when the 2009 Chevrolet truck struck, Highway Patrol spokesperson Lance Cpl. Matt Southern said. The driver was not injured.

The identity of the victim, who was pronounced dead at the scene, has not been released.

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Lana Ferguson has reported on a smorgasbord of news for The Island Packet & Beaufort Gazette since June 2018. Before coming to the Lowcountry, she worked for publications in her home state of Virginia and graduated from the University of Mississippi, where she was editor of the college’s daily newspaper.
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