Car hits pedestrian, leaves scene

An Eastover man was hospitalized Friday night after he was struck by a car that left the scene, the S.C. Highway Patrol said.

Curtis Washington, 59, was struck about 9:10 p.m. on Garners Ferry Road near McCords Ferry Road, the patrol said.

Troopers are looking for a black Nissan that has damage to the right front fender and is missing the rear-view mirror on the right side, patrol spokesman Lance Cpl. Scott Edgeworth said.

Anyone with information can call the patrol’s dispatch at (803) 896-9621 or Crime Stoppers at (888) CRIME-SC.

- Lee Higgins