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Victim of fatal hit-and-run on Hilton Head identified

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HILTON HEAD ISLAND, SC (WTOC) -

A Beaufort County woman is being held without bond at the Beaufort County Detention Center charged in a fatal hit-and-run Friday on Hilton Head Island. 

Beaufort County officials say Katie Lynn Byam was driving along Lagoon Road Friday night when she struck and killed Joseph Michael Hebenstreit, 28, of Hilton Head Island, and then fled the scene. 

Byam is facing charges of leaving the scene of an accident with injuries and driving with a suspended license.

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