The Lexington County Coroner says a Chapin man was killed in a hit-and-run while attempting to cross a road near his home Sunday morning.
Troopers say the crash happened just after 5 a.m. Sunday on Westwoods Drive near St. Peters Church Road. Coroner Margaret Fisher says Darrius Dreher, 22, died at the scene.
Investigators say Dreher was hit by an unknown vehicle that took off. The South Carolina Highway Patrol says the vehicle that hit Dreher could have been a full-size pickup truck or SUV. The vehicle could have some damage to the front.
Hit and run traffic fatality in Lexington County SC. Please retweet pic.twitter.com/kWvfvI9MAL— SCDPS (@SCDPS_PIO) June 19, 2017
The Highway Patrol and the MAIT team are investigating.
If you know anything that could help troopers locate the vehicle or driver, call 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 www.midlandscrimestoppers.com 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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