Man Flees Scene After Fatal Crash

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Police are looking for a Hispanic male, who left the scene of a two-car collision, which left a Norway man dead early Sunday morning.

41 year-old Christopher Allen Wood, of Willow Swamp Road, died following a two-car collision, which took place around 2:15 a.m. Sunday.

Lance Cpl. Josef Robinson of the South Carolina Highway Patrol said Enrique Medina, 30, of 438 Atbrad Road, was traveling in a 2000 Chevy pickup on secondary road 162. Police say Medina drove his car across the center line and struck Wood head-on.

Robinson said Wood sustained fatal injuries and died at the scene.

Medina fled the scene. “At this time we are looking for a Hispanic male,” said Robinson.

Orangeburg County Coroner Samuetta Marshall said Wood died of blunt force trauma sustained in the motor vehicle accident.

If you or someone you know has been injured in an accident, please contact the Charleston Personal Injury Lawyers of The Steinberg Law Firm by calling 843-720-2800.

Updated on October 13, 2009

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