Suspect sought in fatal hit and run
Dec 16, 2010 6:53:00 PM - thestate.com
The South Carolina Highway Patrol is looking for a West Columbia man in connection to a hit and run that left a unidentified motorcyclist dead during the early hours of Saturday, Dec. 11.
The accident happened shortly before 5 a.m. at the intersection of Two Notch Road (S.C. Secondary 70) and Laurel Road in Lexington County.
According to a statement from the Highway Patrol, a 2002 Ford F-150 pickup struck the motorcyclist and fled the scene. Ernesto Tabares of Idlewood Circle, West Columbia, is identified as a suspect in the case.
People with information are encouraged to contact the South Carolina Highway Patrol at 803-737-8314 or 1-800-768-1501, or Crime Stoppers at 1-888-CRIME-SC.
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