Pedestrian who died after hit-and-run crash on S. Piedmont Hwy in Greenville Co. ID’d

Accidents & Traffic

GREENVILLE COUNTY, S.C. (WSPA) – South Carolina Highway Patrol said a pedestrian was killed early Friday morning during a hit-and-run crash on South Piedmont Highway in Greenville County.

The crash happened at about 12:49 a.m. near Southside Circle, according to SCHP.

Troopers said the pedestrian was headed west on South Piedmont Highway when a driver hit them and drove away. The unknown vehicle was believed to be traveling west as well.

The Greenville County Coroner’s Office identified the pedestrian as Kaitlin Nicole Criner, 30, of Honea Path.

Coroner Parks Evans said Criner died from multiple blunt force injuries and her manner of death is pending an investigation.

Trooper believe the vehicle may be a 2002-2005 Ford Explorer. The color is unknown, but the vehicle may have damage to the front or hood area.

Anyone with information regarding the crash is asked to contact SCHP at (864) 241-1000.

The SCHP MAIT team and the Greenville County Coroner’s Office will continue to investigate the crash.

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