Man found dead Friday night on S. Zion in Winnsboro

WINNSBORO – Fairfield County Coroner Chris Hill has released the name of the individual killed in a hit and run in Winnsboro at about 8:30 p.m. on Friday, March 1.

Coroner Hill said Brian Kennedy, Sr., age 56, of Winnsboro, was found in an alley off of South Zion St. after being struck by an unknown vehicle. An autopsy is scheduled on Mr. Kennedy to determine the extent of injuries and the cause of death.

At this time the fatality is being investigated by the Winnsboro Department of Public Safety, the S.C. Highway Patrol, and the Fairfield County Coroner’s office.

Law enforcement is seeking information from anyone in the community who might have witnessed the incident. Report information by calling the Winnsboro Department of Public Safety, 803-635-4511 or 803-635-2222.

This story was updated March 4, 2024 at 3:53 p.m.

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