Pedestrian hit and killed in Georgetown

A woman was hit and killed overnight on High Market Street in Georgetown, according to Sgt. Bob Beres, with the SC Highway Patrol.

Edna Thompson, 60, was in the roadway and wearing dark clothing when she was hit by a woman driving south in a Nissan Altima, according to the Georgetown County Coroner's office.

She and her three passengers were all taken to Georgetown Memorial Hospital to be treated for their injuries.

We originally reported the victim was a man, we regret that error and have updated the information.