SCHP investigating fatal hit-and-run in Sumter Co.

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SCHP is investigating a hit-and-run that happened on Saturday morning in Sumter County.

Lance Corporal Matt Southern with the South Carolina Highway Patrol said the incident happened around 5:15 a.m. near the intersection of T B Wright Road and Scotts Branch Road.

Details are limited at this time, but LCpl. Souther said an unknown vehicle driving westbound on T B Wright Road hit a pedestrian and fled the scene.

Sumter County Coroner Robert Baker identified the victim as Devin Dinkins, 41, of Rembert. An autopsy is scheduled for Monday in Newberry.

SCHP continues to investigate the incident with their Multi-disciplinary Accident Team.

Anyone with information should contact SCHP at (803) 896-9621.

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