Pedestrian dead after Christmas Eve hit-and-run

RICHLAND COUNTY, SC (WIS) - The South Carolina Highway Patrol says a 43-year-old pedestrian is dead after a hit-and-run on US 321.

Sergeant Kelley Hughes said a car hit Clifton Dennis of Columbia around 10:00pm Christmas Eve near Crane Church Road. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

The vehicle is believed to be a two-door, 1997-99 Ford Thunderbird. Hughes said there should be damage to the front headlight and grill area. It was last seen driving southbound away from the scene.

If you have any information on this incident, you are asked to call Crimestoppers at 1-888-CRIME-SC.

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