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Driver arrested in Fairfield County fatal hit-and-run case

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Kerry Sampson, 28, faces multiple charges including reckless homicide, leaving the scene of a death, and second-degree driving under suspension. (Source: Fairfield County Detention Center) Kerry Sampson, 28, faces multiple charges including reckless homicide, leaving the scene of a death, and second-degree driving under suspension. (Source: Fairfield County Detention Center)
WINNSBORO, SC (WIS) -

The driver of the car involved in a deadly hit-and-run that occurred in Fairfield County early Sunday morning has been arrested, according to the South Carolina Highway Patrol. 

Troopers with SCHP identified the driver as 28-year-old Kerry Sampson. He faces multiple charges including reckless homicide, leaving the scene of a death, and second-degree driving under suspension. 

Kerry was allegedly driving a Dodge Charger when he hit and killed a pedestrian on Old Camden Road near Trade Mill Court at about 2 a.m. 

The victim has been identified as 58-year-old John Caldwell of Winnsboro. Caldwell, the Fairfield County Coroner's Office said, died due to "multiple body traumas."

The Dodge Charger, according to officials, was hidden in a garage in Winnsboro about a mile from where the incident happened. 

Kerry's bond was set at $76,710. He is being held at the Fairfield County Detention Center. 

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