Hit-and-Run Near the Forest

A hit-and-run occurred on Two Notch Road in Forest Acres on Saturday night.

Richland County Coroner Gary Watts and Forest Acres police identify the victim as 44-year old Charles Leroy Brown.  Brown was apparently walking by foot when the accident happened.  He was later found lying in the 3700 block of Two Notch Road, which is near Pine Belt Road. He was taken to Palmetto Richland Hospital by EMS, where he did not make it through emergency surgery and was pronounced dead Sunday, around 1 a.m.

According to a Forest Acres police incident report, Brown suffered “massive trauma” to the head and body.

The incident has been turned over to the Forest Acres police investigation unit.