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Missouri man killed in SC hit and run

A Missouri man has died after being hit by a vehicle in Myrtle Beach.


MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. (AP) -- A Missouri man has died after being hit by a vehicle in Myrtle Beach.


Police say the man was hit by a vehicle that fled the scene early Sunday on the U.S. 17 Bypass.


Horry County Coroner Robert Edge says the victim was 31-year-old Chadwick Michael Range of Merryville, Mo.


Police located a suspect later Sunday morning. Officers have charged 30-year-old Selvin Porfirio Gonzales-Escobar of Myrtle Beach with leaving the scene of an accident involving death.


Gonzales-Escobar also was charged with driving with a suspended license.


Edge says Range was a student at the Golf Academy of America.

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