Ohio State Highway Patrol
Media Release


General Headquarters — Columbus, Ohio


For Immediate Release: May 7, 2007
Contact: Lt. Tony Bradshaw (614) 752-2792
Contact: Sgt. R. K. Hughes, South Carolina Highway Patrol (803) 896-8164
Ohio State Highway Patrol Intelligence Unit (614) 995-5030
Ohio State Highway Patrol Communication Center (614) 466-2660


Public’s assistance sought in South Carolina
Fatal hit-skip crash

COLUMBIA, SC – The Ohio State Highway Patrol is assisting the South Carolina Department of Public Safety - South Carolina Highway Patrol in asking for the public’s assistance in finding the person allegedly responsible for the death of a man in a weekend hit-skip crash in South Carolina.

A driver was killed on Interstate 77 on May 5 in York County, SC at about 2:40 pm. A gold or light brown mini-van was involved in a three-vehicle collision with a red pickup and a black BMW that resulted in the death of the BMW driver.

The mini-van left the scene and is described as possibly having Ohio tags and a white tag frame with the cursive name, "Mike's," written on it. Additionally, the mini-van may have red paint transfer on the left front corner and tinted windows on the rear.

Anyone with information about the vehicle in question, or other information about this case, should email the South Carolina Highway Patrol at hpheadquarters@schp.org or in South Carolina call (803) 385-3107, Ext. 1 or *HP.

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