BERKELEY COUNTY, S.C. (WCBD) – A motorcyclist has died following a hit-and-run crash that happened Monday evening in Berkeley County.
Lance Cpl. Nick Pye with the South Carolina Highway Patrol (SCHP) said the driver of a 2022 Harley Davidson was traveling east on College Park Road when they were struck by a Ford pickup truck attempting to turn into a private drive.
The crash happened shortly before 8:00 p.m. near Wide Awake Circle.
Trooper Pye said the driver of that motorcycle was taken to a local hospital where they later died.
The driver of the Ford pickup fled the scene on foot.
Berkeley County Chief Deputy Coroner Darnell Hartwell identified the victim as 45-year-old Christopher Austin O’Malley of Summerville.
Troopers say the crash remains under investigation. Anyone with information about the crash is asked to call SCHP at 843-953-6010.