Woman arrested and charged for fatal hit and run on US-1 in Saluda


SALUDA CO., S.C. (WOLO) – The South Carolina Highway Patrol says one woman has been arrested and charged for a fatal hit and run Sunday.

Troopers say Amanda Sandin, 27, of Leesville is charged with leaving the scene of a collision involving death, for the incident on US Highway 1 near Topaz Road.

According to investigators, around 10:25 p.m., Sandin was driving a 2012 Dodge Grand Caravan, when she hit a moped driver from behind.

The collision caused the victim to be ejected from the moped after travelling off the right side of the road and died on scene.

Authorities say the victim wasn’t wearing a helmet but was wearing a reflective vest.

Highway Patrol says Sandin left the scene but later turned herself in early Monday around 1:45 a.m.

She’s awaiting bond at the Saluda County Detention Center.

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