Aiken pedestrian struck, hospitalized

An Aiken man is in the hospital after being struck by two vehicles while walking down Highway 19, according to the South Carolina Highway Patrol.


The accident occurred when a 2003 Kia driven by Steven Turner, 48, of the 2400 block of Quail Court in Hephzibah, struck John Jackson while he was walking down Highway 19 about six miles south of Aiken.


Another vehicle, a 2006 Mercury Mariner driven by Raymond Emory, 63, of the 100 block of Burdin Drive in Easley, also struck Jackson, according to the South Carolina Highway Patrol.


Jackson was taken to a hospital for his injuries. The drivers were uninjured.  


The accident is currently under investigation by the South Carolina Highway Patrol.




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