Pedestrian was hit and killed on South Carolina highway in Columbia, police say

A pedestrian was hit and killed by a car early Friday morning, the Columbia Police Department said.

Shortly before 2 a.m. on Friday, the 65-year-old man was struck while walking along SC Highway 277 at the intersection of Farrow Road, according to a post on the department’s social media.

The police department’s traffic safety unit continues to investigate the collision.

No further details were immediately available.

The Richland County Coroner’s Office is assisting in the investigation. A spokesman for the office could not be reached for comment.