Police: 1 dead in Florence hit-and-run crash

Pee Dee Crime

FLORENCE, S.C. (WBTW) — Florence police are investigating after one person was killed in a hit-and-run Wednesday night.

Officers were sent to the intersection of Dixie Street and Bunch Street about 9 p.m. after they were told a pedestrian had been hit. When they arrived, they learned that the suspect vehicle had fled the scene, according to police.

Police found a seriously injured person at the scene, who died at the hospital from their injuries. The person have not been identified by authorities.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Sgt. Cantey of the Florence Police Department at 843-665-3191 or jcantey@cityofflorence.com.

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