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South Carolina Highway Patrol Seeking Info In Hit and Run Case


The South Carolina Highway Patrol is asking the public to be on the lookout for a truck that may have been involved in a fatal hit and run accident in Chester County, South Carolina.

The accident occurred on Monday, February 8, 2016, at approximately 3:10 a.m., on Interstate 77 northbound near mile marker 59.

According to the the South Carolina Highway Patrol, the truck is believed to have struck a 2000 Ford Explorer in the rear.

“Once person received fatal injuries as a result of the collision.  The commercial vehicle ran off of the right side of the roadway and then fled the scene,” the South Carolina Highway Patrol’s press release states.

The press release states that the truck should have “noticeable damage” to the left front of the vehicle and that several amber clearance-like lights might be exposed.

If you have information about this accident, you’re asked to call Crimestoppers at 1-888-CRIME SC (888-274-6372), or Text TIPSC plus your tip info to CRIMES (274637), visit www.midlandscrimestoppers.com and email a tip. Your identity will be kept anonymous, and if your tip leads to an arrest, you could be eligible for a cash reward of up to $1,000.


—FATAL HIT AND RUN —Do you have any information?WHEN: Monday February 8, 2016 at around 3:10 A.M.WHERE: I-77, 59 mile marker northbound Chester, SCSee flier for more details….PLEASE SHARE!

Posted by South Carolina Department of Public Safety on Monday, February 8, 2016



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