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.

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