A 59-year-old woman was found dead on the side of the road in Cross from an apparent hit-and-run, according to the Berkeley County Coroner’s Office.
Coroner Bill Salisbury said Peggy Ann Cain, of Cross, was found lying on the side of Trojan Road off of Old Highway 6 at 10 p.m. on Tuesday. She was transported to a local hospital where she was pronounced dead.
Salisbury said the South Carolina Highway Patrol and the coroner’s office are investigating the death as a possible hit-and-run.
An autopsy will be performed to determine the exact cause of death, according to Salisbury.