CHARLESTON COUNTY, S.C. (WCBD) – An investigation is underway after Charleston County deputies say a pedestrian died after a hit-and-run crash Tuesday morning on James Island.
According to CCSO, the crash initially left a pedestrian seriously injured after being reported around 2:30 a.m. on Sol Legare Road near Crozet Drove. He later died from his injuries at the hospital.
Deputies say the pedestrian was walking on the road when he was hit by a vehicle that fled the location.
Witnesses told investigators that the pedestrian was hit a second time by another vehicle that also fled the scene – that vehicle was later found by Charleston Police during a traffic stop downtown.
No charges have been announced and deputies are still looking for the initial vehicle involved.
The deceased was later identified by the Charleston County Coroner’s Office as 22-year-old Alexander Jennings.
Anyone with relevant information can contact CCSO dispatch at (843) 743-7200. Anonymous callers can call Crime Stoppers at (843) 554-1111.