Walter James Hayes of Myrtle Beach arrested in connection with a hit and run that killed Nelson Devon Green Jr.

Nelson Devon Green Jr., Death – Cpl. Chris Starling of the Myrtle Beach Police Department said the department received a call in the Jennings Road and Stalvey Avenue area on Thursday, May 18 around 1:20 a.m. that a man had been struck by an engine. vehicle and the person was potentially unconscious. In connection with a fatal hit-and-run in Myrtle Beach, one person has been arrested.

According to Starling, when the police arrived, the victim, who was ultimately determined to be Nelson Devon Green Jr., had already sustained injuries, and there was only a limited amount of information that could be gleaned from it. that time. Green was taken to hospital, but he did not survive his injuries and later died there. Following further investigations into the case, Walter James Hayes, 60, a resident of Myrtle Beach, was detained and placed under arrest in connection with the case.

Hayes is charged with the following: Driving without a license for the first time, fleeing the scene of an accident which resulted in death. Hayes is currently in police custody and his bail application for fleeing the scene of a fatal accident was denied early Sunday morning.

The community and the Horry County Police Department assisted, according to the Myrtle Beach Police Department. Should you have any new information regarding this investigation, please contact the Myrtle Beach Police Department through their non-emergency line at 843-913-1382. Please reference file number 23-007939.

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