Highway Patrol Continue Search for Hit-and-Run Driver in Greenville County, South Carolina
GREENVILLE COUNTY, SC. – According to an online news report posted at wspa.com, South Carolina Highway Patrol is still searching for a hit-and-run driver who crashed into a moped in Greenville County, South Carolina, earlier this year. The moped rider was killed in the accident, according to the news report, and the vehicle driver left the scene.*
The accident occurred in the early part of 2019, and Troopers are still searching for the driver responsible for the deadly wreck. South Carolina Highway Patrol and WSPA report that a pickup truck crashed into the back of a moped at approximately 9 p.m. on January 20 on Highway 25 in Greenville County.
The crash took place near McKinney Road, not far outside of Travelers Rest, South Carolina. WSPA reports that the moped rider was ejected during impact and pronounced dead at the scene. He was identified by the Greenville County Coroner’s Office as a 49-year-old man from Travelers Rest.
Troopers say the driver of the pickup truck left the scene of the collision and has still not been located. On April 17, South Carolina Highway Patrol released a description of the vehicle and asked for the public’s help in making an arrest.
Troopers said the vehicle was a Chevrolet S-10 pickup truck, believed to be manufactured between 1998 and 2005. The truck likely has damage to the front end, Troopers said, and could have a regular cab or extended cab. Anyone who might have information about the truck or the driver involved in this fatal accident is urged to call South Carolina Highway Patrol at (864) 241-1000.
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