Coroner: Pedestrian struck, killed while crossing Anderson road to get juice for children

By | November 15, 2020

ANDERSON, SC (FOX Carolina)- The Anderson County Coroner’s Office says a male victim has died after being struck by a pickup truck along Civic Center Boulevard Saturday evening.

We were first alerted to the scene just before 7 p.m. and began reaching out to officials for more details. Coroner Greg Shore confirmed the office was responding, and just after 9 p.m. provided more information to FOX Carolina.

Shore says the male victim lived at an extended stay hotel in front of the road where the collision with a Ford F-150 pickup truck happened. Shore says the victim and a babysitter were crossing the road to get juice for children living with the victim when the truck hit him.

The coroner’s office did not indicate an age for the victim.

Anderson police and the coroner’s office are still investigating, and Shore says his office will release the victim’s name on Sunday. Shore also reported no injuries inside the truck.

Stay tuned for updates as we get them.

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