Two SCDOT workers dead, one injured in hit-and-run in Aiken County; driver identified

AIKEN COUNTY, S.C. (WJBF) – A suspect has been charged with a deadly hit-and-run that killed 2 SCDOT workers.

NewsChannel 6 has learned Lonnie Dean Miller was arrested in connection to the accident.

He is charged with 1 count of leaving the scene involving an injury and 2 counts of leaving the scene involving a death.

Count on WJBF NewsChannel 6 to bring you the latest developments. 


AIKEN COUNTY, S.C. (WJBF) – We’ve learned that a third DOT worker was struck in Monday morning’s deadly hit & run.

Authorities say that a tan Pontiac Grand Prix traveling northbound struck the three SCDOT workers around 8:32 a.m.

Two of those workers, 54-year-old Anthony J. Redmond and 64-year-old Robert Clark were killed.

A third SCDOT worker suffered minor injuries.

Investigators later located the suspected vehicle with damage associated with collision somewhere away from the scene.

Authorities are still searching for the driver of that vehicle.

We’re told investigators are on the scene of a nearby trailer park searching for leads.

The investigation is ongoing. Stay with NewsChannel 6 for the latest details as they happen.


AIKEN COUNTY, S.C. (WJBF) – We’ve been told that authorities have located the vehicle believed to be involved with this morning’s deadly accident.

We’ve also learned that the two victims were Department of Transportation workers.

Authorities tell us that the intersection is still blocked as of 9:35 a.m.


AIKEN COUNTY, S.C. (WJBF) –  Aiken County deputies are on the scene of a deadly accident.

It happened shortly before 9 a.m. Monday morning on Highway 421 at South Carolina highway 125, also known as Atomic Road.

According to a Sheriff’s Department spokesman, two people are dead after being hit by a car.

Authorities are asking for your help to find the driver of the car.

If you see a tan in color sedan with heavy front end damage, you are urged to contact any local law enforcement agency.

The South Carolina Highway Patrol is investigating the deadly accident.

The Aiken County Sheriff’s office is assisting with the investigation.

 

 

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