Man arrested in connection with fatal hit-and-run

WEST COLUMBIA, SC (WIS) - A West Columbia man has been arrested in connection with a Saturday morning hit-and-run according to police.

Officials say 29-year-old Diedreich Adam Jackson is in custody and is charged with leaving the scene of an accident involving death and reckless homicide.

The West Columbia Police Department says 53-year-old Dennis Keith Barfield was hit around 4:00am or 5:00am around the 500 block of North 12th Street.

Jackson is currently at the Lexington County Detention Center pending a bond hearing.

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