UPDATE: Royal Oliver Hall Killed by 18-Wheeler on Interstate 85 in Piedmont, SC
UPDATE, October 11 2019: Officials have identified the pedestrian killed in this accident as 35-year-old Royal Christopher Oliver Hall. Hall reportedly tried to cross Interstate 85 on foot from the southbound to the northbound lanes, but was struck in the fast lane of the road.
Piedmont, SC -- On October 10, 2019, a pedestrian was struck and killed by an 18-wheeler on Interstate 85 in Piedmont.
Authorities say the incident happened around 2:50 a.m. on the interstate near mile marker 36 and the exit for Highway 86. The circumstances of the crash aren't clear yet, but the male pedestrian was struck by the truck in the area. Reports do not indicate if the truck driver remained at the scene.
The pedestrian pronounced dead at the scene.
No further information is available at this time.