Coroner identifies body found in I-26 median

A picture from the scene in early December.
A picture from the scene in early December.

DORCHESTER COUNTY, SC (WCSC) - The Dorchester County coroner has identified the man found dead from a hit-and-run incident in the median along I-26 in early December.

Coroner Chris Nisbet says 24-year-old Adam Dwane Harned, from Reevesville, died on November 6 around 7 p.m. from skull fractures due to being struck by a motor vehicle.

Harned's body wasn't found until almost a month later by workers who were mowing the grass along the interstate.  Harned was found near the 177-mile marker.

South Carolina Highway Patrol is still investigating the incident.

Troopers ask that if you have any information about this collision or about the vehicle of interest, contact the South Carolina Highway Patrol at 803-531-6855 or 1-800-768-1507, or you can call Crime Stoppers at 1-888-CRIME-SC.

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