Coroner identifies pedestrian hit by driver who fled in Greenville Co.
GREENVILLE COUNTY, S.C. (FOX Carolina) - South Carolina Highway Patrol said troopers are investigating a hit-and-run crash that killed one person Tuesday night.
Troopers said the crash happened around 8:18 p.m. on September 26 along Ceder Lane Road near West Parker Road.
According to troopers, the victim was walking in the roadway along Cedar Land Road when they were hit by a vehicle traveling in the same direction. They added that the driver then continued driving without stopping to help the victim.
The Greenville County Coroner’s Office identified the pedestrian as 49-year-old Billy Joe Lark.
Troopers are currently searching for the driver involved in the crash. They described the driver’s car as a white work-style van with ladders on the roof and added that it could have damage to the front end and hood area.
Officials didn’t release any other information about the crash or the victim. We will update this story as officials give new details.
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