Name Of Pedestrian Killed in Aiken Released

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***UPDATED at 9:55 A.M. on Wednesday, August 26th***

Aiken, SC – Aiken County Coroner Tim Carlton has now released the name of a pedestrian who was struck by a vehicle and killed in Aiken Tuesday night.

The man has been identified as Ricky Carter. An autopsy is scheduled to be performed Wednesday on Carter’s body in Newberry, South Carolina.

No other information as been released, at this time. We will continue to follow this story and provide more information as it becomes available.


***POSTED at 8:06 A.M. on Wednesday, August 26th***

Aiken, SC – An autopsy is expected to be performed Wednesday on the body of a man who was struck and killed Tuesday night in Aiken.

The accident, involving a Jeep Cherokee, happened at the intersection of Hampton Avenue and Pendleton Street.

We are still awaiting a response from the Aiken County Coroner’s Office on the identity of the victim.

The Aiken Department of Public Safety is investigating the deadly incident.

We will provide more details on this story as they become available.

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