Conway man accused in deadly hit and run surrenders to police

CONWAY, SC (WBTW) – Conway police say the man responsible for hitting and killing a woman on Highway 501 Saturday night has turned himself in.

Lt. Selena Small with the Conway Police Department says officers responded to 601 Church Street on a report of a person lying on US 501 Saturday at 9:40 p.m.

Upon arrival, officers found the victim lying in the road with injuries from a collision. The victim was transported to Conway Medical Center and died as a result of the injuries.

Sunday, Horry County County Coroner Darris Fowler identified the victim as 48-year-old Henrietta Henry of Conway. The cause of death was cited as mass trauma caused by being struck by a vehicle.

The South Carolina Highway Patrol MAIT Team was called to the scene to assist with the investigation. According to Lt. Small, a warrant was issued for the arrest of Jason Kyle Sherman, 34, of Conway for hit and run involving death. Sherman turned himself in to police Wednesday morning, according to Lt. Small.