McColl police officer fired after being involved in hit-and-run

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MCCOLL, S.C. (WBTW) — A McColl police officer was fired Tuesday morning after being involved in a hit-and-run, according to McColl Police Chief Ben Genwright.

Master Trooper Brian Lee said South Carolina Highway Patrol is investigating the crash, but could provide no other details at this time. It’s unknown at this time who caused the crash.

The police officer is OK and there was minor damage to his police car, according to Genwright. He said he can’t release any other information at this time but would provided updates as they’re available.

News13 is working to learn more details about when and where the crash happened and details surrounding the incident.

Count on News13 for updates to this developing story.

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