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Tragic, Fatal Pedestrian Accident Reported on Dorchester Rd. in North Charleston, South Carolina

August 12, 2019

NORTH CHARLESTON, SC. – According to a news story reported online at, a fatal pedestrian accident was reported on Dorchester Road in North Charleston, South Carolina. A woman was tragically killed in the accident, and police are still investigating. Little information regarding the collision has been released so far.* 

The accident took place late in the evening by Park Gate Drive on Dorchester Road. The Charleston Police Department and Live 5 News report that at approximately 11:30 p.m., a pedestrian was walking in the area and was hit by a vehicle. Reporters did not say whether the pedestrian was trying to cross Dorchester Road or was walking along the roadway. The make and model of the vehicle were not reported, nor was any kind of description of the vehicle. 

It is not clear how the accident happened. The news report does not say where the pedestrian had been walking or what direction the vehicle was traveling at the time. Authorities reportedly arrived at the scene to find a person in the roadway. The news report does not say if the vehicle driver stayed at the scene and spoke to investigators. The accident was not described as a hit-and-run. 

Live 5 News reports that the pedestrian tragically died at the scene from her injuries sustained in the accident. The Charleston County Coroner’s Office identified the woman as a 52-year-old resident of North Charleston. 

The driver of the vehicle was not identified or described in the news report, and the report does not say if the driver was alone in the vehicle. No other injuries related to the accident were reported. 

The Charleston Police Department and the Charleston County Coroner’s Office are still investigating this accident. No additional information had been released to reporters at the time.

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