Pedestrian is killed in hit-and-run crash

September 23, 2021 GMT

WALTERBORO, S.C. (AP) — Authorities in Colleton County are investigating a deadly hit-and-run crash in South Carolina’s Lowcountry.

The wreck is believed to have happened Tuesday along U.S. 17, according to the South Carolina Highway Patrol.

A pedestrian was struck and found dead in the grass of the median, WCIV-TV reported. Authorities were searching for leads on the vehicle suspected of being involved.

Colleton County is about 45 miles (72 kilometers) west of Charleston.