Folly Beach hit-and-run victim dies

FOLLY BEACH, SC (WCSC) - A man struck by a car in an August hit-and-run died Tuesday.

According to the Charleston County coroner's office, 61-year-old Eugene Mathes of Folly Beach died from blunt force trauma related to a hit-and-run on Aug. 8.

According to police, Mathes was walking along the street when a car hit him and drove away.

After the incident, Mathes suffered a broken leg, broken hip, punctured lungs and several fractured ribs.

The family is offering a $1,000 reward for information on the identity of the driver. Call Crime Stoppers at 554-1111 if you have any information.

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