Troopers investigate deadly Colleton Co. hit-and-run crash
COLLETON COUNTY, S.C. (WCSC) - The South Carolina Highway Patrol is investigating a hit-and-run crash that killed a motorcyclist in Colleton County.
The crash happened around 9 p.m. Monday on South Carolina Highway 61 near Can City Road about three miles north of Canadys.
Master Trooper Mitchell Ridgeway says a person on a 2001 Harley Davidson motorcycle was driving south on Highway 61 when they crossed the center line and sideswiped a 2013 Chrysler sedan causing the motorcycle driver to spill on the roadway.
The motorcyclist was then hit by an unknown vehicle that left the scene, Ridgeway said.
The motorcyclist died at the scene. The driver of the Chrysler was taken to an area hospital.
The victim’s identity has not yet been released.
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