Officers unsure of driver who hit-and-run



A man was transported to Doctors Hospital after an unknown vehicle struck him on Claxton Road.

The Burke County Sheriff’s Office responded to a hit-andrun incident Saturday April 24 around 9:30 p.m. The victim, identified as Mr. Anderson in the official incident report, had attended a large block party on Claxton Road and was either walking or standing near the shoulder when an unidentified vehicle struck him and left the scene. Several bystanders assisted Anderson up from the roadway, however no one witnessed the accident. Anderson experienced severe road rash, torn clothing and was bleeding.

“At this time there is no further information or evidence available to identify the driver or vehicle involved,” the report states.

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