An arrest was made in a deadly hit-and-run pedestrian accident that happened near the South Carolina-Georgia state line on U.S. 17 earlier this month. South Carolina Highway Patrol arrested a Georgia man who was reportedly operating a 2015 Chevy Impala when he struck a 26-year-old man from Midway, Ga., who was walking along the road around 5:30 a.m.
The 26-year-old pedestrian died of his wounds after being transported to the Memorial University Medical Center where he died of his injuries.
Local media reported on the case and the fact that authorities were unable to locate the driver. A tipster called in to police after seeing one of those reports, and led authorities to the suspect – and his car, which was seized as evidence. Continue reading