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Victim identified in fatal Folly Beach hit-and-run

FOLLY BEACH, SC (WCSC) -

The Charleston County Sheriff's Deputies say one victim has died from their injuries after a hit and run accident on Folly Beach.

Officials say the victim has been identified as 29-year-old Justin Plumlee. 

At bond court Sunday morning, authorities say the driver, Andrew Lanzaro, will be charged with Reckless Homicide. His bond was set at $300,000.

Officials with the sheriff's office say a traffic unit responded to West Ashley Avenue around 2:15 a.m. Saturday morning to investigate a report of a hit and run involving a car and two pedestrians.

Deputies say the two pedestrians were walking down West Ashley Avenue between 2nd and 3rd street when a 2004 Honda CRV swerved off the road and struck them both. Deputies say the driver then fled from the scene.

Andrew Lanzaro was arrested at 11:00 a.m. Saturday morning. Deputies say his car was located by the Folly beach Police Department at his residence. The vehicle had severe front end damage to the windshield and to the drivers side headlight, according to deputies.

Lanzaro is currently being held at the Sheriff Cannon Detention Center. 

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