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Early morning hit-and-run on Hilton Head Island leaves 1 dead

(Source: Raycom Media) (Source: Raycom Media)
HILTON HEAD ISLAND, SC (WTOC) -

Deputies from the South Carolina Highway Patrol and the Beaufort County Sheriff's Office responded to the scene of a fatal hit-and-run involving a vehicle and a pedestrian on Highway 278 early on Saturday morning. 

Troopers have arrested the driver of the automobile, Henry Pinkney. Pinkney has been transported to the Beaufort County Detention Center. He has been charged with Felony DUI and leaving the scene of an accident.

The crash occurred in the west bound lanes of Highway 278 close to Palmetto Parkway. Westbound traffic was re-routed to Beach City Road for several hours.

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