Florence County man charged after deadly hit-and-run

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COWARD, SC (WBTW) — A 28-year-old Coward man has been charged with a deadly hit and run that killed one man last week.

Fernando Henrique Gamez was driving on U.S. 52 towards Lake City when he hit a pedestrian near Lee Flowers Road and then drove off, according to Master Trooper Brian Lee with the South Carolina Highway Patrol.

Allen Dickensen, Jr., 26, of Olanta, was killed in the collision, according to Florence County Coroner Keith von Lutcken. 

He was given a $10,000 bond and had been released, as of Thursday afternoon.

Count on News13 for updates.

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