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      Deadly collision in Marion County

      UPDATE: One person died Friday night in a vehicle collision in Marion County.

      Marion County Coroner Jerry Richardson has identified the victim as Tyrone Elton Simmons, 32, from Mullins.

      According to South Carolina Highway Patrol, around 11:20 p.m. Simmons was walking south on Highway 501 about 3.4 miles north of Sellers when the driver of a Freightliner Truck struck and killed them.

      The vehicle was also driving south, the driver was not injured.

      T h e incident remains under investigation by the South Carolina Highway Patrol.