Man mowing his lawn hit and killed by car

Highway Patrol is investigating a deadly crash that killed a man while he was mowing his lawn.

According to Florence County Coroner Keith von Lutcken, around 6:30 Thursday evening, Juan Luna Ortuno, 35, of Effingham was cutting his grass when a pickup truck crossed the center lane of Savannah Grove Road, went into his yard, and hit him.

Lutcken says Ortuno died at the scene.

Highway Patrol says charges are pending against the driver of the pickup truck.