Troopers looking for vehicle that fatally hit 72-year-old man and drove away in Chester, S.C.

Troopers looking for vehicle that fatally hit 72-year-old man and drove away in Chester, S.C.
Officials say the suspect was driving a 2005-2009 Ford Mustang of unknown color. The vehicle should have front end damage. (Source: South Carolina Highway Patrol)

CHESTER, S.C. (WBTV) - South Carolina Highway Patrol is investigating a fatal hit and run that took place Thursday.

According to officers, a man was walking in the area of SC Highway 9 and Pilgrim Road when he was struck and killed by an unknown car.

The Chester County Coroner’s Office has identified the deceased as Dell Lafayette Carter, age 72.

Officials say the suspect was driving a 2005-2009 Ford Mustang of unknown color. The vehicle should have front end damage.

Anyone with information about the incident should call the South Carolina Highway Patrol at 803-581-8816.

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