Date of Incident: December 27, 2023
South Carolina Reporting Authority: Jasper County Coroner’s Office
Type of Accident: Hit and run crash
Location of Accident: Frontage Road near Ridgeland, S.C.
Injuries: One fatality
Description of Accident: A 39-year-old tow truck driver was tragically struck and killed while on the job in Jasper County. The hit-and-run occurred on Frontage Road, 2 miles North of Ridgeland, around 6:30 p.m. The victim, preparing to tow a utility trailer, was standing outside his tow truck when a northbound vehicle hit him. The driver fled the scene, and the South Carolina Highway Patrol is actively searching for the involved vehicle and driver.
Local Media Coverage: https://www.wyff4.com/article/south-carolina-tow-truck-driver-killed-hit-run/46267953