Truck involved in Pelion hit-and-run found in Orangeburg

Romeo Romero Jr.

ORANGEBURG, SC (WACH) - The Highway Patrol found the truck they believe was used in a fatal hit-in-run in Pelion Wednesday evening.

Trooper Brent Kelly says the GMC Sierra pickup was found in Orangeburg Friday.

The hit-and-run happened around 6:40 p.m. Wednesday on SC-302.

Irma, L. Hudson was hit by the truck and died at the scene.

Investigators are still searching for suspect Romeo Romero, Jr.

If you have any information on the whereabouts of Romeo Romero, Jr., you are asked to call crime stoppers at 1-888-CRIME-SC.