LEXINGTON COUNTY, SC. (THECOUNT) — Davontaye Laquan Radell Washington, of Columbia, South Carolina, has been identified as the pedestrian struck and killed in a Lexington hit-and-run Saturday night.

Police say, Davontaye Washington, 21, was hit by a vehicle in Lexington on Nazareth Road around 9:45 p.m., who then fled the scene.


Washington was pronounced dead at the scene of multiple blunt force injuries consistent with the violent collision.

No suspect or vehicle description has been provided by authorities.

Coroner Margaret Fisher says Davontaye Laquan Radell Washington, 21, was walking southbound on Nazareth Road in Lexington around 9:45 p.m. when he was struck by a vehicle. source

The investigation is ongoing.

Anyone with possible information on the deadly incident should contact police at 911.

Family members and friends took to Facebook to remember the beloved father who had just celebrated his 21 birthday on December, 16:

Lexington is the largest town in and the county seat of Lexington County, South Carolina, United States. Lexington is a suburb of the state’s capital and second-largest city, Columbia. The U.S. Census Bureau estimated 2017 population is 21,265, and it is the second-largest municipality in the greater Columbia area, source Wikipedia.