EFFINGHAM, S.C. -- A pedestrian died Thursday night when he was struck by a car while walking in the road.

The 7:40 p.m. crash happened in the northbound lane of Walker Swinton Road near McDaniel Road, said Lance Cpl. Matt Southern of the South Carolina Highway Patrol.

A 2015 Dodge Dart and the pedestrian were both north bound in the northbound lanes, the pedestrian not wearing reflective clothing, Southern said. The driver of the car was wearing a seat belt and was not injured in the crash.

Florence County Coroner Keith von Lutcken identified the victim as Randy Rich, 64, of Effingham.

Rich was taken to a hospital where he later died.

The crash remains under investigation.

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