Aiken woman, 27, struck, killed by hit-and-run motorist

 AIKEN -- A 27-year-old Aiken woman was hit and killed as she walked along Whiskey Road while returning from a friend’s home late Friday.

According to a statement from the Aiken County coroner, Shawnt’a Smalls was walking near 4501 Whiskey Road when she was hit by what appeared to be a late-model Chevrolet vehicle. The incident occurred between 11:30 p.m. and 1 a.m. Saturday.

Cpl. Sonny Collins, of the South Carolina Highway Pa­trol, said authorities have made an arrest but were waiting to confirm the person’s birth date before releasing information.

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