A 33-year-old from Winnsboro is dead following a hit-and-run on SC Highway 34 early Sunday morning, according to lance corporal Joel Hovis with the S.C. Highway Patrol.

Tavares Deantonio March, 33, of Winnsboro died from injuries sustained when he was struck by an oncoming vehicle, according to Fairfield County coroner Chris Hill.

The incident happened around 12:48 a.m. Sunday morning on SC Highway 34, according to the S.C. Highway Patrol (SCHP). Trooper Hovis says the 33-year-old victim was walking east along SC Highway 34, when struck by a vehicle, also traveling east, which fled the scene.

No information is available about the vehicle at this time, according to Hovis, who says SCHP continues to investigate.