A 24-year-old woman was killed when she was hit while walking on Patriot Parkway about 3:50 a.m. Thursday morning.
Sumter County Coroner Robbie Baker identified the deceased as Cherie Danielle Wingate of Sumter.
According to South Carolina …
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According to South Carolina Highway Patrol Lance Cpl. David Jones, Wingate was walking southbound in the roadway when she was struck by a 2007 Nissan four-door.
The driver, identified as Troy Jerome Hunter, 29, of 4595 Chanson Lane, fled the scene after the collision.
He was later apprehended and charged with fleeing the scene of a collision causing death, Jones said.
Hunter was transported to Sumter-Lee Regional Detention Center where he remains, pending a bond hearing.
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