Victim killed in Wednesday night hit and run identified

Tres Reep

COLUMBIA, S.C. (WACH)--Richland County Coroner Gary Watts has identified the name of the victim killed in a hit and run on Wednesday, August 7, 2013.

Diane Scott, 51, of Ashley Hall Road in Columbia was struck while walking on the edge of the roadway. Ms. Scott died at the scene. An autopsy conducted Thursday morning shows that she died from injuries she sustained while being struck by the vehicle.

Ms. Scott was not identified until late Thursday evening.

The man accused, Tres Reep, 27, remains in jail.

The South Carolina Highway Patrol continues to investigate.