Harleyville -- The man found dead in the median of Interstate 26 died of a skull fracture after being struck by a vehicle, Dorchester County Coroner Chris Nisbet said Friday.

A grass-cutting crew discovered the body about 11:45 a.m. Thursday near the Harleyville exit. The man's identity was not released.

S.C. Highway Patrol Cpl. Bob Beres said a woman told investigators she gave a man a ride Nov. 13 and dropped him off about a mile from where the body was found. Troopers are investigating the death as a hit and run.