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Highway Patrol investigates hit-and-run on Hilton Head Island

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Highway Patrol investigates hit-and-run on Hilton Head Island, (MGN graphic)

The Beaufort County Sheriff's Office and South Carolina Highway Patrol say one person died after a DUI related hit-and-run crash Saturday morning.

The crash happened around 1:45 a.m. on U.S. Highway 278 in the westbound lanes near Palmetto Parkway.

The Beaufort County Coroner's Office identified the 23-year old woman who died as Serina Hardy of Hilton Head.

Highway patrol says Henry Pinckney was driving a 2005 Hyundai when he hit a pedestrian, and then kept driving. Highway Patrol arrested Pinckney and charged him with felony DUI and for leaving the scene of a collision.