Victim identified, troopers seeks information about hit and run crash in Spartanburg Co.

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Editor’s note: This article has been updated with the victim’s age.

SPARTANBURG COUNTY, S.C. (WSPA) – The South Carolina Highway Patrol is seeking information about a hit and run crash early Wednesday morning.

The crash happened at 12:54 a.m.

Troopers said an unknown vehicle was traveling north on US 221 (Whitney Street) near US 176 (Pine Street) when it hit a pedestrian. The suspect vehicle left the scene.

The pedestrian sustained serious injuries and died at the hospital on Oct. 9.

The Spartanburg County Coroner’s Office identified the victim as Lori Lee Wheeler, 46, of Cowpens.

According to SCHP, the suspect vehicle will possibly have damage to the front hood and fender.

Anyone with information is asked to contact South Carolina Highway Patrol at (864) 241-1000.

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