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IDENTIFIED: Jackson Man was Victim of Hit & Run Near Beech Island

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A Jackson man who was struck and killed by a hit & run driver on Monday night has been identified as 64-year-old Pervis Stalnaker.

Authorities were called to Highway 28 near Swamp Road in Beech Island late Monday after a male pedestrian was struck by a vehicle that fled the scene, Coroner Darryl Ables said.

“Autopsy showed Mr. Stalnaker died from injuries sustained in the incident,” Ables said in a press release. “Toxicology analysis are pending.”

The S.C. Highway Patrol and MAIT are continuing with the investigation. No details have been released on a possible suspect or vehicle description.

Stalnaker was remembered on Facebook as amazing. Alyssa Jean remembered her “Pops” this way: “I’m definitely going to make you proud and we going to get justice, I promise you that pops. Heaven definitely gain another amazing angel. I really do hope they know what amazing man they have.”

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Greg Rickabaugh
Greg Rickabaugh
Greg Rickabaugh is an award-winning crime reporter in the Augusta-Aiken area with experience writing for The Augusta Chronicle, The Augusta Press and serving as publisher of The Jail Report. Rickabaugh is a 1994 graduate of the University of South Carolina and has appeared on several crime documentaries on the Investigation Discovery channel.
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