22-year-old killed in hit & run near Chapin early Sunday
Chapin, SC – (Paul Kirby) 22-year-old Darrius N. Dreher of Chapin has died after he was struck by a car that then fled the scene around 5:00 a.m. Sunday morning. According to the SCHP, Dreher was walking in the 500 block of Westwood Drive near Chapin when the crash occurred.
Lexington County Coroner Margaret Fisher said in a statement late Sunday that her office had determined that Dreher died at the scene as a result of multi body trauma. She said that he was struck by an unknown vehicle as he crossed the road near his home.
An autopsy will be performed on June 19, 2017 to determine the exact cause of his death.
The South Carolina Highway Patrol continues to investigate the incident.