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Troopers search for car and driver in deadly hit-and-run

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WAGENER, SC (WIS) -  A Gaston man was killed early Sunday when he was hit by a vehicle while walking along a road.

The Aiken County Coroner said 49-year-old Monty Pettit was walking on Highway 302 near Wagener when a vehicle hit him after midnight Sunday. The vehicle did not stop.

Pettit was taken to a hospital in Aiken where he died. An autopsy performed Sunday revealed he died from blunt force trauma. 

The Highway Patrol is looking for the vehicle that hit Pettit.  If you have anything that can help investigators, call Crimestoppers at 1-888-Crime-SC.

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