Highway Patrol searching for vehicle involved in fatal hit-and-run on I-77

Highway Patrol searching for vehicle involved in fatal hit-and-run on I-77

COLUMBIA, S.C. (WIS) - Investigators with Highway Patrol are searching for a vehicle believed to be involved in a fatal hit and run that took place this morning.

At approximately 7 a.m. a pedestrian was struck by a vehicle on I-77 near mile marker 12. The vehicle fled the scene and the victim died from injuries received in the collision.

Officials say the vehicle responsible for the collision was a silver four-door 2013-2018 Kia Forte. The Kia could have damage to the right front and undercarriage.

2013-2014 Kia Forte
2013-2014 Kia Forte (Source: South Carolina Highway Patrol)

Anyone with information regarding this incident is urged to contact South Carolina Highway Patrol at 803-737-8340 or CrimeStoppers at 1-888-CRIMESC.

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