The Charleston County Sheriff's Office and Awendaw-McClellanville crews are investigating a deadly auto-pedestrian accident that happened early Monday morning
The collision, which occurred near Highway 17 and Duffield Road, closed the southbound lanes around 12:30 a.m before reopening around 4:00 a.m.
When crews arrived on-scene, they found the victim on Highway 17 and immediately closed the lanes for safety and to preserve evidence.
According to the Awendaw-McClellanville consolidated fire district, this is the first fatal crash on Highway 17 in their district this year after they responded to 12 in 2017.
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