ANDERSON COUNTY, S.C. (WSPA)- The South Carolina Highway Patrol have arrested a man after a fatal hit-and-run crash that happened on April 17th.
According to Troopers, a 2013 Ford Escape was traveling east on Amity Road at Woodfern Circle. A pedestrian was also walking east on Amity Road when the Ford Escape hit the pedestrian and left the scene around 10:40 p.m.
The pedestrian died from their injuries at a hospital on May 2nd. Troopers were able to arrest Jason Kalley, 49, of Anderson County.
The Anderson County Coroner’s Office has identified the victim as Alan Gunter, 30, of Anderson.
The Anderson County Fire Department, Anderson County EMS, Medshore EMS, and the South
Carolina Highway Patrol all responded to Amity Road near Woodfern Circle.
According to the coroner, Gunter was found in a ditch on the side of the road.
Gunter died at the hospital due to multiple traumatic injuries secondary to blunt force
Kalley was transported to the Anderson County Detention Center and charged with leaving the scene of a collision with great bodily injury.
The crash remains under investigation by the Anderson County Coroner’s Office and the South Carolina Highway Patrol.