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Jun 28, 2021

Hit-and-run death reopened in mother and son shooting deaths

COLUMBIA (AP) — Information gathered by agents investigating the death of a mother and son from a prominent South Carolina legal family has led state police to review a nearby unsolved hit-and-run death from six years ago. What that information is and why it might be connected to the shootings earlier this month of Paul […]

Feb 22, 2018

Man gets 25 years in deaths of 2 South Carolina road workers

AIKEN (AP) A South Carolina man has been sentenced to 25 years in prison in a hit and run that killed two transportation department employees. Court records in Aiken show that 30-year-old Lonnie Dean Miller of Clearwater recently pleaded guilty to two counts of reckless homicide, two counts of hit and run involving death and […]

Dec 19, 2017

Plaintiff as detective: Efforts to identify a hit-and-run driver measured

  Hit-and-run victim Willie Jordan is no Sam Spade. After being struck down in the parking lot of a Columbia liquor store, Jordan didn’t do enough sleuthing to discover the identity of the driver — despite the fact that the incident was captured on surveillance camera, witnessed by a group of bystanders and a clerk […]

Jan 1, 2016

Medal of Honor recipient charged in misdemeanor hit-and-run

A Medal of Honor recipient who lost an eye while taking a grenade blast to save a fellow Marine now faces a hit-and-run charge in South Carolina, police say. Retired Cpl. Kyle Carpenter, 26, turned himself in and appeared in court Thursday with an attorney on misdemeanor charges of hit-and-run and making an improper left […]

Jun 26, 2015

Conway man arrested in hit and run death

CONWAY, S.C. (AP) — Police in Conway have arrested a man in a hit and run wreck that killed a Myrtle Beach woman earlier this week. Lt. Selena Small told local media outlets that 23-year-old Corey Devon Long was arrested Thursday and charged with hit and run involving a death. A two vehicle crash Wednesday […]

Jan 6, 2015

Report: Sheriff drove 100 mph after hit-and-run

State police reports accuse Berkeley County Sheriff Wayne DeWitt of driving more than 100 mph, speeding through a red light and nearly losing control of his county-issued pickup truck following a hit-and-run accident.

Nov 11, 2014

18-year-old gets 4 years in deadly hit-and-run

A Summerville teen has been sentenced to four years in prison after pleading guilty to reckless homicide and hit-and-run in an accident that killed a Summerville woman.

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