The South Carolina Highway Patrol is looking for a driver wanted in connection with a fatal Little River-area hit-and-run on Dec. 2., and deputies are asking for the public’s help.
The incident happened about 4:10 a.m. Dec. 2 and involved a pedestrian being struck and killed on Highway 57 near Gore Road, south of S.C. 9, according to SCHP officials.
The victim was identified as 47-year-old Horatio R. Johnson Junior of Myrtle Beach by Horry County Coroner Robert Edge. Johnson died at the scene from internal injuries, Edge said.
SCHP deputies said they are searching for a 1999 - 2005 Pontiac Grand AM with possible front and/or undercarriage damage in connection with the incident.
Anyone with information on the incident can contact the SCHP at 843-661-4705 or by calling *HP on a cellphone.