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Victim of Deadly Hit-and-Run Accident is Identified by Richland County Coroner

November 13, 2019

FOREST ACRES, SC – According to an online news report at, the Richland County Coroner has positively identified the individual who tragically died after being struck by a hit-and-run driver and left in the middle of a busy roadway in Forest Acres.*

Police indicate that a driver was headed northbound on Two Notch Road located close to Fontaine Road where he struck a 53-year-old man as he was attempting to go across the roadway.  The accident occurred in the nighttime hours. The driver who struck the man fled the scene of the accident.  

Emergency personnel rushed the victim to a local hospital where he was pronounced deceased.  An autopsy was performed on the victim’s body, which revealed that he died from blunt force trauma to the head.  

Police are currently searching for the driver of a small, white sedan, which should have “noticeable” damage to its front end, per authorities.  

If you have information pertaining to the hit-and-run accident, contact the Forest Acres Police Department at 803-782-9444 or Crime Stoppers at 888-CRIME-SC (888-274-6372).

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