Pedestrian killed while crossing Dorchester Road identified

NORTH CHARLESTON, SC (WCSC) - A pedestrian was struck by a car and killed Wednesday night while crossing the street in North Charleston.

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North Charleston police responded to the accident scene just before 10 p.m. Wednesday.

Based on witness statements, police say it appeared that the victim was attempting to cross Dorchester Road when he was struck by several vehicles.

The Charleston County Coroner's Office identified the victim as 27-year-old Richard McKinzie of North Charleston.

McKinzie was found unresponsive and lying on Dorchester Road. EMS pronounced him dead on scene.

The incident happened at 6700 Dorchester Road near Apartment Boulevard.

The incident is still under investigation and no charges have been filed against the driver at this time.

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