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Police arrest suspect in fatal hit-and-run on HHI

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Katie Lynn Byam (Source: Beaufort County Sheriff's Office) Katie Lynn Byam (Source: Beaufort County Sheriff's Office)
BEAUFORT CO., SC (WTOC) -

South Carolina Highway Patrol has made an arrest on Sunday after a hit-and-run took the life of a pedestrian on Hilton Head Island Friday night.

According to police, Beaufort resident Katie Lynn Byam, 32, was arrested just after 4 a.m. on Sunday. Byam faces charges of leaving the scene of an accident with injuries and driving with a suspended license, according to the jail log.

South Carolina Highway Patrol says the hit-and-run happened just after 9 p.m. on Friday on Lagoon Rd., near Dove Street on Hilton Head Island.

Byam is being held without bond at the Beaufort County Detention Center, according to the jail log.

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