CHEROKEE Co., S.C. (WSPA) – Authorities say a driver fled the scene of a deadly hit-and-run crash on Interstate 85 in Gaffney.
The S.C. Highway Patrol says it happened at mile marker 92 around 2:45 a.m. Monday.
Cherokee County Coroner Dennis Fowler says Damion Kintavis Franklin, 26, of Riverbrook Drive in Gaffney was killed.
Franklin died at the scene and alcohol is believed to have been a contributing factor to the incident, Fowler said.
An autopsy is scheduled Tuesday.
Authorities say the driver who hit Franklin fled the scene.
Troopers are looking for a 2005 to 2007 gray Buick Terraza with damage to the front grill and right front of the car.
Anyone with information is asked to call the S.C. Highway Patrol at 803-896-9621 or 1-800-768-1504. Tips can also be called into Crime Stoppers at 1-888-CRIME-SC (274-6372).