Victim in North Charleston fatal hit and run identified

NORTH CHARLESTON, S.C. (WCBD) — One person has died after a hit and run in North Charleston.

Authorities tell us that the collision between a car and a pedestrian happened at around 3 p.m. Monday afternoon outside the Northwoods Mall food court.

The driver of the truck hit the pedestrian and then left the scene, driving towards Rivers Avenue.

The pedestrian, who has been identified by authorities as 45-year-old Billy Vaughan from North Charleston, was transported from the scene and later died from his injuries.

Investigators have arrested Helen Ann Williams of Moncks Corner in reference to the accident.

Williams is charged with leaving the scene of an accident involving death.  The suspect and victim have known each other for over 10 years.

The suspect is expected to appear in bond court on Wednesday, the investigation is ongoing.

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