CCSO trying to locate truck involved in auto vs pedestrian fatality

MEGGETT, S.C. (WCBD) The Charleston County Sheriff’s Office (CCSO) is trying to identify the vehicle and driver involved in a March 20 hit and run.

According to CCSO, the accident took place around 9:30 p.m. on the 4500 block of Highway 165.

The victim has been identified as Matthew Baer (30) of Maggett. He died on scene from multiple traumatic injuries.

Deputies believe that the truck could be a 2005-2015 GMC Sierra Quad Cab, possibly with blue show lights in the wheels/sidestep/undercarriage. The truck may have front end damage to the hood/bumper, and the front grill may be missing.

Anyone with information is asked to contact CCSO at (843) 202-1700 or (843) 743-7200. Crimestoppers can also be contacted at (843) 554-1111.