GEORGETOWN COUNTY, SC (WMBF) – A man is in custody after troopers say he hit and killed a man who walking along Highway 51 in Georgetown County Monday night. William Colton Fulton, 22, contacted law enforcement Tuesday morning and turned himself in, according to South Carolina Highway Patrol.
The pedestrian hit has been identified as Aric Myers, from Connecticut. He was hit and killed at around 9:15 p.m. in the Browns Ferry area near the Georgetown County Detention Center, said Corporal Sonny Collins. The vehicle involved left the scene with damage to the front passenger side.
The Multi-disciplinary Accident Investigation Team (MAIT), Highway Patrol's accident reconstruction team, is investigating the accident.
Fulton is charged with leaving the scene of a collision involving death and operating a vehicle without insurance.