The South Carolina Highway Patrol confirmed that an arrest was made in a deadly hit and run in Aiken.
Police arrested 23 year-old Michael Anthony Cornelius of New Ellenton Saturday evening. Cornelius is being charged with leaving the scene of an accident involving a death.
He is being held at the Aiken County Detention Center and is awaiting a bond hearing.
The coroner says that Shawnt'a Smalls was walking on Whiskey road from a friend's house toward her family's home when she was hit by a late model Chevrolet vehicle. According to the coroner, the vehicle failed to stop upon impact and the driver has not been identified.