Summerville man killed in Berkeley County wreck

BERKELEY COUNTY, SC (WCSC) - A Summerville man was killed in an early morning accident in Berkeley County on Monday.

The accident happened just after midnight near the intersection of the Highway 17 alternate route and College Park Road.

The Berkeley County coroner said the victim is 23-year-old Larry Peagler Jr.

The South Carolina highway patrol said Peagler was driving northbound when he lost control and went into a canal.

Peagler was not wearing a seatbelt and was pronounced dead at the scene.

No other vehicles were involved in the accident. The cause of the crash is still under investigation.

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