Police looking for driver who fatally struck pedestrian in York

Updated: Jun. 9, 2021 at 11:18 AM EDT
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YORK, S.C. (WBTV) - Police are trying to find a driver who struck and killed a man in York, South Carolina early Wednesday morning.

The fatal hit and run happened before 2:15 a.m. on Railroad Avenue near Settelmeyer Street. York Police received a 911 call reporting a male lying in the roadway and responding officers determined the male victim, who appeared to be in his mid-twenties, had been struck by a vehicle.

Piedmont EMS responded and the victim was rushed to Piedmont Medical Center in Rock Hill, where he later succumbed to his injuries.

The victim’s name has not been released.

Police are asking for public assistance in helping to locate the driver of a silver sedan, possibly a Toyota, that struck the victim who was already lying in the roadway. The driver of the silver sedan is described as a white male with black spiked hair and a beard.

The driver of the sedan left the scene prior to law enforcement’s arrival.

Anyone with information about this incident is asked to contact the York Police Department by calling 803-684-4141 or Crime Stoppers of York County by calling 877-409-4321, or submit their tip online at

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