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HP: Teen airlifted to hospital after hit-and-run incident

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ORANGEBURG COUNTY, SC (WIS) – Investigators in Orangeburg County are looking for a vehicle that struck a pedestrian Sunday night and then left the scene.

The Highway Patrol says the incident happened shortly before 9:00 Sunday night on Sugar Hill Road near Holly Hill.  The 17-year-old pedestrian had to be airlifted to MUSC in Charleston with serious injuries sustained in the accident, according to the Highway Patrol.

Investigators say the pedestrian was walking in the eastbound lane on Sugar Hill Road and the unknown vehicle was heading west on Sugar Hill Road.  The vehicle traveled across the center line into the eastbound lane hitting the pedestrian, according to the Highway Patrol.

Troopers do not have a description of the car. If you have any information on this incident, you are asked to call Crimestoppers at 1-888-CRIMESC.

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