An 18-year-old woman was arrested in connection with a deadly hit-and-run crash that happened Thursday night in Horry County, said Cpl. Sonny Collins with the S.C. Highway Patrol.
Ashlee Lucille Benedetti has been charged with hit-and-run, duties of driver involved in accident with death. Bond was set at $50,000, online jail records show.
The wreck happened around 10:50 p.m. on S.C. 544 near S.C. 31. A vehicle police say was driven by Benedetti struck a moped from the rear.
The operator of the moped, Ronald Wise, 37, of the Myrtle Beach area, died at the scene of the wreck from multiple trauma to major organs that caused mass hemorrhages.