Troopers investigating hit & run that leads to death of pedestrian in Red Bank
Red Bank, SC (Paul Kirby) – The South Carolina Highway Patrol is investigating a hit and run that killed a pedestrian on Nazareth Road just off South Lake Drive in Red Bank Saturday night. According to Lance Corporal Matt Sutherland with the SCHP, a pedestrian was walking south on Nazareth Road near Wando Circle sometime between 9:00 and 10:00 p.m., when a vehicle travelling in the same direction struck the pedestrian and fled the scene. The pedestrian died on the scene. Sutherland said at this time, they have no information on the vehicle. The pedestrian has not been identified pending notification of next of kin by the Lexington County Coroner’s Office.
The SCHP is asking that anyone who might have information on the vehicle contact them. You can also call Crimestoppers at 1-888-Crime SC. You can make tips through their website at midlandscrimestoppers.com.