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Highway Patrol investigating fatal hit-and-run in Colleton County

Published: Sep. 22, 2021 at 8:54 PM EDT|Updated: Sep. 22, 2021 at 11:49 PM EDT
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COLLETON COUNTY, S.C. (WCSC) - Troopers with the Highway Patrol are asking for the public’s help identifying a vehicle involved in a fatal hit-and-run involving a pedestrian in Colleton County.

Troopers say they are searching for a yellow Scion TC 2-door between the model years 2011 and 2013. They say the vehicle should have damage to the driver side front.

Lance Cpl. Tyler Tidwell said the incident happened on US-17 near Balchem Lane and is believed to have happened on Tuesday.

According to Tidwell, the deceased was found in the grassy median. The Highway Patrol is continuing the investigation.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the South Carolina Highway Patrol at 843-953-6010 or Crime Stoppers of the Lowcountry at 843-554-1111.

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