Orangeburg County bicyclist injured in hit-and-run

jmonk@thestate.comFebruary 17, 2013 

— An Orangeburg County bicyclist was seriously injured by a pickup truck that fled the scene, the S.C. Highway Patrol reported Sunday.

The hit-and-run happened around 6:30 p.m. Saturday on U.S. 178 near Weatherford Road.

The suspected vehicle is described as a 2001-2005 large Chevrolet pickup, either an Avalanche or Tahoe model. It may be damaged in the right front area around the headlight, the patrol said.

Persons with information on the incident should call Crimestoppers at 1-888-Crime-SC to pass along a tip.

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