Arrest made in Deadly Hit and Run in Seneca

On Saturday, troopers with the South Carolina Highway Patrol arrested 21-year-old Anthony Brian Ward in connection with a deadly hit-and-run Thursday on Wells Highway in Seneca. That collision killed 68-year-old Larry Starnes. His motorcycle was hit from behind in front of Grace Baptist Church by Ward, who was driving a red pickup truck. Ward then allegedly fled the scene of the deadly accident before authorities arrived. Ward is being held at the Oconee County Detention Center charged with leaving the scene of an accident and reckless homicide.