HILTON HEAD ISLAND, S.C. (AP) -- Authorities are investigating a hit-and-run accident that left a pedestrian dead on Hilton Head Island.

The Island Packet of Hilton Head reports ( ) it happened late Wednesday night and the Highway Patrol is investigating.

The name of the victim has not been released while relatives are notified.

Authorities are still trying to determine what sort of vehicle the driver was operating.

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