Troopers seek info in Pickens Co. hit-and-run that killed moped driver


PICKENS COUNTY, S.C. (WSPA) – A moped driver has died after a hit-and-run in Pickens County.

The incident happened on US 178 near Knoll Street at about 1 a.m. Wednesday. The driver of the moped and an unknown vehicle were traveling east on US 178 when the unknown driver hit the moped in the rear.

The Pickens County Coroner’ Office identified the moped driver as Jackie Jerome Cumbow, 47, of Easley,

The unknown driver left the scene. Troopers said the vehicle was a 2013-2017 Chevrolet Traverse. It possibly has damage to the right front area, near the headlight. The color of the vehicle is unknown.

Anyone with information is asked to contact SCHP.

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