ALLENDALE, S.C. (WJBF) — An investigation is underway following the discovery of a body in Allendale Sunday.
On Sunday, May 1 at about 8 a.m., authorities say that officers with the Allendale Police Department responded to the intersection of Railroad Avenue and Carroll Street after a man, later identified as 43-year-old Antonio D. Banks, was found face down in the road unresponsive. He appeared he was struck by a vehicle, authorities added.
The coroner recieved word of the discovery at 8:12 a.m. An autopsy is scheduled for Tuesday in Newberry.
According to the South Carolina Highway Patrol the driver of the vehicle, Brittany Simon Williams, allegedly fled the scene.
Williams was later found and arrested. She’s been charged with a hit-and-run collision with death. She’s currently held at the Allendale Detention Center.
The Allendale Police Department, SCHP, and the Allendale County Coroner’s Office are currently investigating.
Count on NewsChannel 6 to keep you updated on this developing story.