AIKEN COUNTY, SC (WIS) - The South Carolina Highway Patrol says a driver has been arrested in a deadly hit-and-run in Aiken.
23-year-old Michael Anthony Cornelius of New Ellenton is charged with leaving the scene of a crash involving death. He his held at the Aiken County Detention Center awaiting a bond hearing.
Aiken County Coroner Tim Carlton says 27-year-old Shawnt'a Smalls of Aiken was hit while walking on Whiskey Road near Duke's Bar-B-Q. Carlton says Smalls was hit some time between 11:30 p.m. Friday and 1 a.m. Saturday as she walked home from a friend's house.
Troopers say the driver took off.
Cornelius was arrested Saturday night.
The crash remains under investigation. If you have any information that can help investigators call Crimestoppers at 1-888-Crime-SC.