Arrest made in deadly hit-and-run in Greenville Co.

Valerie Denise Bayne (Greenville Co. Detention Center)

GREENVILLE, SC (WSPA) – A woman has been arrested after troopers say she left the scene of a crash that killed a man on White Horse Road in Greenville County.

Valerie Denise Bayne was charged with leaving the scene of a crash resulting in death and driving under suspension.

The crash happened in the early morning hours of November 27 when Mario Penaloza Piza was struck by multiple cars on White Horse Road.

The coroner has said Piza, 42, of Asheville was crossing the road when he was struck by cars and died at the scene of multiple blunt force injuries.

Bayne is being held in the Greenville County Detention Center and is scheduled to appear in court for a bond hearing Friday afternoon.

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