Coroner identifies victim in Sumter County hit-and-run

Coroner identifies victim in Sumter County hit-and-run

SUMTER COUNTY, SC (WIS) - The Sumter County Coroner has identified the victim of a deadly hit-and-run that happened early Sunday morning.

The victim was identified as 56-year-old Dwain Wright of Rembert. An autopsy is scheduled for Monday morning.

Troopers with the South Carolina Highway Patrol say at 12:35 a.m. Wright was hit and killed by a car on Ellerbe Mill Road. The car fled the scene after the crash.

Troopers do not have a description of the car involved but anyone who may have any information about the crash is urged to contact Highway Patrol by dialing *HP.

Stay with WIS as we continue to bring the latest details in this crash.

If you have any information that could help investigators find the driver responsible or the vehicle involved, contact Crimestoppers in any of the following ways: Call 1-888-Crime-SC (888-274-6372), text TIPSC plus your tip information to CRIMES (274637), visit and email a tip. Your identity will be kept anonymous, and if your tip leads to an arrest, you could be eligible for a cash reward of up to $1,000.

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