Bond set at $120,000 for man charged in wife's motor vehicle death

Michael Lee Tupper
Michael Lee Tupper

JOHNS ISLAND, SC (WCSC) - CHARLESTON, SC (WCSC) - Bond was set for the only survivor of Thursday morning's deadly accident on the Stono Bridge.

Michael Lee Tupper, 21, was charged with DUI and reckless homicide in the accident. His bond was set at $120,000 Thursday night. Tupper remains hospitalized.

His wife, 21-year-old Tiffany Tupper was killed in the accident. The coroner's office said that Tiffany Tupper died from injuries related to the accident.

Witnesses told police the car was speeding before it flipped. They also stated the car had two passengers. One witness admitted to drinking with Mr. Tupper before the accident.

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