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The Georgia State Patrol investigates a deadly hit and run Saturday morning on U.S. Highway 17 near the entrance to Palm Lake Estates.

Michael Hall/The Brunswick News

The Georgia State Patrol is investigating a deadly hit and run on U.S. Highway 17 near the entrance to the Palm Lake Estates subdivision. 

Glynn County Police Interim Police Chief John Powell confirmed the investigation is ongoing, but could not provide details because the case is being handled by state troopers. 

Troopers working the scene were not immediately available for comment. 

U.S. 17 was blocked from Cypress Mill Road to Emanuel Farm Road at around 10 a.m. Saturday. Traffic was being rerouted down Emanuel Farm and Carteret Road around the investigation. 

The News will have updates as soon as more information is available.