GREENWOOD COUNTY, S.C. (WSPA) – A man has been charged for a deadly hit and run crash that killed a pedestrian Thursday night on Montague Avenue Extension in Greenwood County.
According to the Greenwood County Coroner’s Office, the crash happened at about 11:54 p.m. on US 25, or Montague Avenue Extension, near Emerald Colony Court.
South Carolina Highway Patrol officials said the pedestrian — identified as Eddie Morgan, 62, of Greenwood — was walking Montague Avenue Extension when he was hit by a vehicle.
He was taken to Self Regional Medical Center, where he later died, according to the coroner’s office.
According to the coroner’s office, Morgan died from blunt force trauma. His manner of death is pending an investigation.
The coroner’s office and SCHP will continue to investigate.
Troopers said on Friday afternoon the vehicle involved has been located.
Alvin Lee Todd Robinson has been charged with leaving the scene with death, driving under suspension, trafficking methamphetamine, and possession of schedule two and schedule 4 narcotics, troopers said.
He is in the Greenwood County Detention Center.