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Missouri man killed in Myrtle Beach, S.C., hit and run

Updated: 2013-04-01T11:50:53Z

— A Missouri man has died after being hit by a vehicle in Myrtle Beach.

Police say the man was hit by a vehicle that fled the scene early Sunday on the U.S. 17 Bypass.

Horry County Coroner Robert Edge says the victim was 31-year-old Chadwick Michael Range of Maryville, Mo.

Police located a suspect later Sunday morning. Officers have charged 30-year-old Selvin Porfirio Gonzales-Escobar of Myrtle Beach with leaving the scene of an accident involving death.

Gonzales-Escobar also was charged with driving with a suspended license.

Edge says Range was a student at the Golf Academy of America.

The Associated Press

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