Spartanburg pedestrian and his dog killed in hit and run accident

SPARTANBURG, SC (WCSC) - The South Carolina Highway Patrol says a man and his dog were killed in a hit and run accident in Spartanburg County Wednesday night.

The incident happened around 5:25 p.m. on US Highway 29 near Biblebrook Road.

Troopers say they are looking for a dark in color black or blue car in connection with the accident.  According to the Highway Patrol, they have little information about the suspect vehicle because witnesses turned their attention to the injured man after the accident.

The man was carrying his small dog at the time of the incident.  The Spartanburg County Coroner's Office had tentatively identified the victim Wednesday night, but withheld his name due to pending notification of out-of-state next-of-kin.

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