N.C. woman killed; Pickens man faces felony DUI charge

COUNTY — A Pickens man is behind bars, charged with felony driving under the influence with death and hit and run with death, after a North Carolina woman was hit and killed on Saturday near S.C. 11.
Pickens County Coroner Kandy Kelley reported that Anna Marie Lail, 32, of North Carolina, was hit while walking down a long dirt driveway with the driver of the vehicle that hit her leaving the scene of the accident.
Kelley said that Lail was transported to Greenville Memorial Hospital, where she was pronounced dead.
The South Carolina Highway Patrol investigated the incident and made the arrest, charging Samuel James Saxon of 206 Harris Road in Pickens on Monday.
An $80,000 dollar surety bond was set for Saxon, and according to the Pickens County Sheriff’s Office, as of press time Saxon was still in jail and had not met bond.