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Pedestrian killed in Laurens Co. crash

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LAURENS, SC (AP/FOX Carolina) -

Troopers with the SC Highway Patrol said a pedestrian was killed after being hit by a car in Laurens County.

The crash happened along Highway 76 just after 9:30 p.m. Saturday, troopers said.

Investigators said a woman driving west near the city of Laurens struck and killed 73-year-old Edgar Philson  as he walked in the roadway.

The pedestrian was pronounced dead at the scene. The coroner has not yet released the victim's identity.

The driver wasn't hurt, troopers said.

Troopers said the crash remains under investigation.

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