Thomas Ravenel, friend involved in minor accident

CHARLESTON COUNTY, SC (WCSC) - Former State Treasurer Thomas Ravenel and his friend were involved in a minor accident Sunday afternoon at his private residence on Edisto Island.

According to the Charleston County Sheriff's Office, Ravenel and another passenger were riding in a "4-wheel, ATV type vehicle" that flipped over. The passenger was pinned under the vehicle and suffered injuries as a result.

Ravenel is okay, but his injured passenger was taken to MUSC. Charleston County Sheriff Public Information Officer John Clark said the passenger was listed as a Category 2 patient.

At this time, drugs and alcohol don't appear to be a factor in the accident.

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