CHARLESTON COUNTY, SC. (THECOUNT) — Alexander Jennings, of Grand Island, New York, has been identified as the pedestrian in a fatal Tuesday hit-and-run vehicle collision in Charleston County, South Carolina.

“Alex” Jennings, 22, was killed after he was fatally struck by a vehicle early Tuesday morning in Charleston.


According to reports, jennings was on-foot in the area of Old Sol Legare Road near Folly Road in Charleston, when he was struck by a vehicle that then fled the scene early Tuesday morning. He was then struck by a second vehicle that also left the scene.

The second vehicle was later located during a traffic stop.

No charges have been filed as police seek the driver of the first involved vehicle.

Jennings was transported to an area hospital where he was later pronounced dead of blunt force trauma injuries.

No description of the vehicle that fled the scene was made available.

Anyone with possible information on the deadly collision should contact the sheriff’s office at 843-743-7200 or Crimestoppers of the Lowcountry at 843-554-1111.


Geo quick facts: Charleston County is located in the U.S. state of South Carolina along the Atlantic coast. As of the 2010 census, its population was 350,209, making it the third most populous county in South Carolina. Its county seat is Charleston. The county was created in 1901 by an act of the South Carolina State Legislature – Wikipedia.