Cassidy McCorkle Died in a vehicle-versus-pedestrian collision in Chester

A woman crossing a road on foot died Friday morning near Chester after being struck by a car, officials said.

The fatality is the fourth in less than a week in the South Carolina county, according to the S.C. Highway Patrol and Chester County Coroner’s Office.

The incident Friday happened around 1:40 a.m. on J.A. Cochran Bypass, said Lance Cpl. Lena Butler of the highway patrol.


The pedestrian died at the scene, officials said. The driver of the car was not hurt.

The person who died Friday has been identified as Cassidy McCorkle, 20, Chester County Coroner Terry Tinker told The Herald.

The area is outside the Chester city limits, south of the intersection of the Bypass and S.C. 72. Chester is a mainly rural county of around 32,000 people between Rock Hill and Columbia.



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