Man Charged in Connection to Florence County Hit and Run

An update on a hit and run in Florence County we told you about last week; troopers with the South Carolina Highway Patrol arrested and charged a man involved in the incident. 23 year old Dakota Parker of Johnsonville hit a person last Wednesday on Half Moon Road near the Sheminally Road intersection and did not stop. Parker was traveling south when he struck a pedestrian who was walking along the road then fled the scene. The pedestrian died from their injuries and the crash is under investigation by the South Carolina Highway Patrol Multidisciplinary Accident Investigation Team. Parker has prior arrests in Horry County and remains in the Florence County Jail.