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Aiken Woman Fatally Hit by Car While Crossing Street


An Aiken woman was killed Saturday night while crossing Laurens Street, authorities said.

Terri Long, 59, was struck by a northbound vehicle around 8:54 p.m. Saturday on Laurens Street near Peach Orchard Place, according to Coroner Darryl Ables.

“Aiken County Emergency Medical Services transported Ms. Long to Aiken Regional Medical Centers where she succumbed to her injuries at 9:35 p.m.,” Ables said in a press release.

The Coroner’s Office along with the Aiken Department of Public Safety are continuing with the investigation. No charges were announced, but it was not a hit & run, according to the coroner.

Toxicology analysis is pending, Ables said.

Note: If you have a better photo of Terri Long to share, please text it to 803-487-3224.

Greg Rickabaugh
Greg Rickabaugh
Greg Rickabaugh is an award-winning crime reporter in the Augusta-Aiken area with experience writing for The Augusta Chronicle, The Augusta Press and serving as publisher of The Jail Report. Rickabaugh is a 1994 graduate of the University of South Carolina and has appeared on several crime documentaries on the Investigation Discovery channel.
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