UPDATE: Investigators search for hit & run driver in deadly Edgefield crash

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Thursday, Feb. 20, 2020

A body has been found off Sweetwater Road. (Source: WRDW)

EDGEFIELD COUNTY, S.C. (WRDW/WAGT) -- South Carolina Highway Patrol now says the body found along an Edgefield County road was the result of a hit and run crash.

The body was found along Sweetwater Road near Indian Ridge Drive Thursday morning.

The vehicle was traveling north on Sweetwater Road when the driver hit the man, South Carolina Highway Patrol says. They do not know the make or model of the vehicle but say it is possible gray and could have damage to the right front and passenger side.

If you have information about this crash or the vehicle, call the South Carolina Highway Patrol at 803-896-9621 or 1-800-768-1501.

A previous version of this story indicated the body found was that of a woman, but officials now tell us the body belonged to a man.

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