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Troopers: Man arrested in connection with hit-and-run in Spartanburg County

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Austin Trey Allen. (Source: Spartanburg County Detention Center). Austin Trey Allen. (Source: Spartanburg County Detention Center).
BOILING SPRINGS, SC (FOX Carolina) -

The South Carolina Highway Patrol said a man has been arrested in connection with a hit-and-run in Spartanburg County. 

Troopers were called to the crash just at 5:16 a.m. Thursday on Old Furnace Road near Ivy Wood Road.

According to troopers, the driver of a 2005 Nissan struck a motorcyclist. The motorcyclist was wearing a helmet and was ejected from the vehicle, SCHP said. He was transported to Spartanburg Regional with injuries. 

Troopers said the driver was wearing a seatbelt at the time of collision was not injured, troopers said. 

According to SCHP, the driver fled the scene of the accident, but was taken into custody a short time later. 

35-year-old Austin Trey Allen was arrested in connection with the collision, SCHP said. Troopers said he was charged with felony DUI causing great injury and hit and run causing great personal injury. 

Allen is currently being held at the Spartanburg County Detention Center. 

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