Pedestrian injured in Florence hit-and-run dies

Pedestrian injured in Florence hit-and-run dies
Donnie Cornelius Boyd

FLORENCE, SC (WMBF) – Police say the pedestrian who was struck by a vehicle earlier this month in Florence has died.

At around 11:35 p.m. on May 2, officers responded to a hit-and-run crash involving a pedestrian in the 900 block of West Darlington Street, according to Lt. Mike Brandt with the Florence Police Department. Police say a dark sedan, traveling west on Darlington Street, struck the pedestrian and left the scene.

Donnie Cornelius Boyd (Source: Boyd family)
Donnie Cornelius Boyd (Source: Boyd family)

Brandt identified the victim as 45-year-old Donnie Cornelius Boyd, of Florence. Boyd was transported to a local hospital and died of his injuries early Monday morning.

The investigation is ongoing.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Florence police at 843-665-3191.

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