Bond set at $50,000 for driver charged after bicyclist's death

Steven Kuehner (Source: Charleston County Detention Center)
Steven Kuehner (Source: Charleston County Detention Center)

The Charleston County Coroner's Office says a man was hit and killed Friday night while riding his bike in West Ashley.

According to authorities 25-year-old Yury Babenko from Russia was riding his bike when he was hit by a car on Old Towne Road. Babenko was taken to the Medical University of South Carolina where he died later that night.

Charleston City Police say the driver of that car left the scene of the accident and was later spotted and stopped on Folly Road. Authorities have charged 30-year-old Steven Keuhner with Felony DUI.

Keuhner was given a $50,000 bond Monday.

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