AWENDAW — An elderly man walking on U.S. Highway 17 was killed when a vehicle struck him about 6 tonight, the Charleston County Sheriff’s Office reported.

The pedestrian was walking southbound in the roadway when he was hit by a 2007 Toyota Avalon. The driver, Carl Bailey, 60, of Awendaw did not see the man until just before impact, the Sheriff’s Office reported. Charges are not expected.

The Charleston County Coroner’s Office has not identified the victim.

Southbound traffic lanes have been reopened.