UPDATE: The South Carolina Highway Patrol has announced an arrest in the fatal accident this morning. Authorities have taken Lonnie Dean Miller into custody in connection with the accident on SC 421 involving three SCDOT employees. We’re told Miller has been charged with two counts of Leaving the Scene of an Accident Involving Death and one count injury.
Aiken County (WJBF) – Authorities are investigating a deadly hit and run accident in Aiken County.
We’re told the driver of a tan Pontiac Grand Prix traveling northbound on Highway 421 at South Carolina Highway 125 struck three South Carolina Department of Transportation workers just after 8:30 Monday morning.
Two of those workers, 54-year-old Anthony J. Redmond and 64-year-old Robert Clark were killed. A third SCDOT worker, who has not been identified, also suffered minor injuries.
Investigators located the suspected vehicle a few hours after the crash, but the search continues for the driver.
The accident remains under investigation.