Man hit, killed by car in North Augusta

A North Augusta man was killed early Saturday after he was struck by a car on Ridge Road.

According to Aiken County Coro­ner Tim Carlton, Reginald F. Prescott, 41, was walking south in the northbound lane around midnight when he was struck by a 2003 Ford driven by Petronella Payne of Clarks Hill, Ga., who was driving home from work.

Prescott was taken to Georgia Regents Medical Center, where he was pronounced dead at 2:17 a.m. from multiple body trauma.

Carlton said in a news release that weather and low visibility appear to have been a factor in the accident.

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