Coroner’s office identifies man killed in hit-and-run in Charleston Co.

Coroner’s office identifies man killed in hit-and-run in Charleston Co.
. (Source: Live 5)

CHARLESTON COUNTY, S.C. (WCSC) - Authorities have identified a man who was killed in a hit-and-run in Charleston County.

The Charleston County Coroner’s Office said 30-year-old Matthew Baer from Meggett died last Friday after being struck by a vehicle on Highway 165.

The sheriff’s office said it happened in the Hollywood area on the 4500 block of Hwy. 165.

According to deputies, a citizen notified the sheriff’s office of a deceased man in the roadway.

Deputies say vehicle parts were scattered nearby, but no vehicle or motorist was on scene.

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