Beaufort County, SC (December 29, 2018) – This morning, a man was killed in a fatal pedestrian crash in Beaufort County. Police have since identified the pedestrian.
Police responded to the accident around 8 a.m. on eastbound US 278 near the area of Wilborn Road. The victim has since been identified as 84-year-old Ronald Titus of Hilton Head Island.
The crash occurred when a GMC pickup truck had been traveling east and struck Titus when he was attempting to cross the road. The driver of the truck was not injured and no charges have since been filed.
Traffic was diverted for quite some time. Police continue to investigate the circumstances of the accident at this time.
We would like to first extend our sincere condolences to the family and friends of Ronald Titus at this time, as we understand how difficult it can be to face the reality of a fatal accident.
Pedestrian Accident in South Carolina
South Carolina roads are known for being some of the most dangerous in the nation when it comes to fatalities. In fact, the amount of people who are killed in these accidents every year continues to grow. Every 20 out of 100,000 people involved in a car accident will lose their lives every year, many of which are pedestrians. Our experienced car accident attorneys have handled a wide variety of cases, including those involving pedestrians, and are here for you in your time of need.
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