AWENDAW -- The name of a man who was killed Tuesday when struck by a car while walking on U.S. Highway 17 was released Wednesday.

Thadeus Deas, of Highway 17 in Awendaw, died from blunt force trauma, Charleston County Deputy Coroner Kelly Kraus said.

Deas was walking south, in the roadway, about 6 p.m. when he was hit by a 2007 Toyota Avalon, the Charleston County Sheriff's Office reported.

The driver of the car did not see the pedestrian until just before impact, and no charges are expected, the Sheriff's Office said.