driver killed in hit-and-run crash in Oconee County, SC

South Carolina Reporting Authority: South Carolina Highway Patrol and Oconee County Coroner’s Office

Type of Accident: Hit and Run

Location of Accident: S.C.-130 (Whitewater Falls Road) near Salem, SC.

Injuries: Fatal

Description of Accident: According to South Carolina State Troopers, the victim was driving his Dodge Pickup truck heading west on route SC-130 when he was struck by a vehicle that went left of center.  A collision with the vehicle caused the victim’s truck to run off the road into a wooded area.  He died at the scene.  Police are still trying to locate the at-fault vehicle that fled the scene.

Local media Coverage: WYFF 4