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Coroner: Man dies days after being struck by intoxicated driver while working in median on I-385

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Zacheriah Ivey (Source: Family) Zacheriah Ivey (Source: Family)

The Laurens County Coroner's Office said a man has died several days after he was hit by a vehicle.

The coroner said 28-year-old Zacheriah Ivey was working in the median near mile marker 19 on Interstate 385 when he was struck by a vehicle on Mar. 28. 23-year-old John Howell was also struck in the incident, according to the South Carolina Highway Patrol. 

Troopers said the driver of the vehicle, Pamela Tackett, was charged with two counts of felony DUI with great bodily injury in connection with the crash. 

Ivey was transported to Greenville Memorial Hospital and succumbed to his injuries around 12:15 p.m. on Thursday.

The coroner said he suffered blunt force trauma to the head.

Tackett will face a judge Sunday at 9 a.m.

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