Arrest Made in Deadly Hit & Run

Story by Will Parker
Posted by Kyle Brown

On Saturday, the South Carolina Highway Patrol announced the arrest of 21 year-old Anthony Brian Ward in connection with a deadly hit-and-run Thursday on the Wells Highway in Seneca.  That collision killed 68 year-old Larry Starnes. Starnes’ motorcycle was hit from behind in front of Grace Baptist Church by a pick up truck.  Ward was the alleged driver of the truck which fled the scene.

Ward is currently being held by the Oconee County Sheriff’s Department.  He has been charged with leaving the scene and reckless homicide.