Charleston police investigating death of woman, 24

Police are investigating the death of a 24-year-old woman on Blake Street in Charleston as a hit and run.

Whitney Jordan, of the Charleston area, died Thursday of blunt-force trauma, according to Charleston County Deputy Coroner Dottie Lindsay. The manner of death has not yet been determined pending further investigation.

Charleston police believe a vehicle struck Jordan and fled the scene.

Police are asking for assistance in identifying the vehicle or its driver. Anyone with information can contact Crime Stoppers at 843-554-1111 or Consolidated Dispatch at 843-743-7200 and ask for the on-duty traffic investigator.

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