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Officers search for hit-and-run driver who struck and killed moped rider in Anderson


ANDERSON, South Carolina — Authorities are searching for a hit-and-run driver who struck and killed a moped rider in Anderson.

Officials tell local media outlets the accident happened about 7:30 on Thursday evening. The Anderson County Coroner's Office says that 36-year-old Phillip Omar Ligon of Anderson was pronounced dead at the scene.

Authorities say he was hit by a vehicle - thought to be a white sedan - that then drove off.

Then a second vehicle struck Ligon.

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