Child dies after being struck in Orangeburg

Child dies after being struck in Orangeburg

ORANGEBURG, SC (T&D) - A 4-year-old boy died Friday after being struck by a vehicle on Berry Street in Orangeburg.

The incident happened shortly after 7 p.m., Orangeburg Department of Public Safety Capt. Victor Cordon said. The vehicle struck the child and left the scene without stopping.

Officials are seeking anyone with a camera who may have gotten photos of the vehicle involved. Authorities urge the driver to turn himself in.

The identity of the victim was not available from the Orangeburg County Coroner’s Office Friday evening.

Anyone with information or photos should call DPS dispatch at (803) 534-2812 or CRIMESTOPPERS at 888-CRIME-SC (888-274-6372).

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