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Anderson, SC (FOX Carolina) - The Anderson County Coroner said a 29-year-old Anderson man died Friday morning after being hit by a pickup while crossing Highway 81.

According to Coroner Greg Shore, the accident happened around 6:15 a.m. along SC-81 near Masters Drive. 

Shore said Daniel Ray Patterson was hit by a 2015 Chevy Silverado truck. The driver of the pickup was on his way to work.

We're told the victim was darting through traffic and was almost hit by one car when they were then struck by the pickup. 

Shore said Patterson died at the scene from multiple traumatic injuries.

Troopers are investigating the crash.

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