Troopers arrest suspect in deadly Lancaster, S.C. hit-and-run

Police are searching for the driver.
A hit-and-run left a bicyclist dead early Sunday morning near Lancaster, S.C.
A hit-and-run left a bicyclist dead early Sunday morning near Lancaster, S.C.
Published: Dec. 18, 2022 at 12:05 PM EST
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CHARLOTTE, N.C. (WBTV) - A hit-and-run left a bicyclist dead early Sunday morning in Lancaster, S.C.

According to the South Carolina Highway Patrol, the crash happened around 4:30 a.m.

Lamont Stewart, 59, was riding his bicycle south on Springdale Road near Summit Avenue when a vehicle hit him and left the scene, according to a press release issued by the Lancaster County Coroner’s Office.

Deputies located a 2001 Chevrolet pickup and arrested Mackie Bryon, 30, of Lancaster for leaving the scene with death, driving under suspension and wreckless homicide.

The bicyclist was pronounced dead.

Officials say the vehicle involved is a silver 1998 - 2005 model Chevy S-10 or GMC Sonoma. The truck’s left side might have damage, and it should be missing its mirror, troopers say.

An example of the kind of truck used in Sunday's hit-and-run.
An example of the kind of truck used in Sunday's hit-and-run.(GTCarlot.com)

Anyone with information should call South Carolina Highway Patrol at *HP, 888-CRIMESC (888-274-6372), or use mobile app P3 Tips or online at 888CrimeSC.com.

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