Troopers investigating deadly hit-and-run in Florence County

Troopers investigating deadly hit-and-run in Florence County

FLORENCE COUNTY, S.C. (WMBF) - The South Carolina Highway Patrol is investigating after a deadly hit-and-run in Florence County Friday night.

Master Trooper Brian Lee said the wreck happened at around 10 p.m. in the area of Highway 52 and Lee Flowers Road near Lake City. Lee said an unknown vehicle was traveling south on Highway 52 and struck a pedestrian before leaving the scene. Lee added that the pedestrian was killed as a result of the collision.

Florence County Coroner Keith von Lutcken later identified the victim as 26-year-old Allen Dickson, Jr., of Olanta. von Lutcken also said an autopsy is scheduled for Wednesday at MUSC.

The South Carolina Highway Patrol and its Multi-Disciplinary Accident Investigation Team are investigating the incident.

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