Victim identified in fatal accident on Highway 61

(Photo: Harve Jacobs)
(Photo: Harve Jacobs)

WEST ASHLEY, SC (WCSC) - Authorities have identified a man that was killed in a car accident in West Ashley Friday afternoon.

The Charleston County Coroner's Office says Wesley Bryant died from the accident that happened in the area of Highway 61 and Savage Road.

According to investigators, Bryant swerved out of his lane to avoid a car that was apparently stopped in front of him.

The Charleston Police Department say that Bryant then crossed the median and had a head-on collision with a pickup truck.

The driver of the pickup was taken to MUSC with non-life threatening injuries.

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