SCHP makes arrest in fatal hit & run, victim identified

DORCHESTER COUNTY, S.C. (WCIV) — South Carolina Highway Patrol responded to a fatal hit and run Sunday night.

According to SCHP officials, the call came in around 8:45 p.m. from a home on Colkitt Street in near Summerville in Dorchester County.

They said a 1992 Jeep SUV hit a pedestrian who was walking in the road but the driver did not stop. The coroner said the victim was "standing beside the roadway" when she was hit.

The pedestrian, identified as 28-year-old Jennifer Lynn Caster, died.

SCHP officials said the Jeep was located not long after the crash and the driver, identified as Crystal Lynn Chapman, was arrested.

She was charged with leaving the scene of an accident involving death.

If anyone knows anything about this or any other crime, they are asked to call Crime Stoppers at 554-1111.

We will update this story when more information becomes available.

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