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Woman Killed in Hit-and-Run Crash in York County, South Carolina


May 13, 2019

YORK COUNTY, SC. – According to an online news story reported at goupstate.com, a woman was killed in a hit-and-run crash in York County, South Carolina. The victim has been identified, according to the news report, but authorities have not released any information about the vehicle involved or the suspected driver.*

The collision happened on Highway 55 in York County. South Carolina Highway Patrol and Go Upstate report that at about 12:50 a.m. that day, a pedestrian was walking east on Highway 55 and was hit by a passing vehicle. It is not clear what direction the vehicle had been traveling, and the report does not say whether the pedestrian was walking in a lane of travel or on the shoulder.

The collision took place near Clover, South Carolina, which is a town close to the state border with North Carolina. After the crash, it appears the driver of the did not stop but continued driving on the highway. Troopers have not yet released information about the vehicle, including its color, make, or model, and they have not indicated how the collision happened.

Go Upstate says the pedestrian was killed in the collision. Officials identified her as a 38-year-old woman from Blacksburg, South Carolina. No other injuries were reported. 

Troopers are still searching for the missing vehicle and the suspected driver, according to the report from Go Upstate. No information about a potential suspect was included in the news report. Investigation is ongoing, and no further information was available at the time the Go Upstate report was published online. 

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Source:https://www.goupstate.com/news/20190508/reports-blacksburg-woman-killed-in-hit-and-run-crash-in-york-county

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