Coroner identifies man killed in Highway 78 accident

A viewer photo of the scene. (Source: @Blueyestm )
A viewer photo of the scene. (Source: @Blueyestm )

NORTH CHARLESTON, SC (WCSC) - The Charleston County Coroner's Office has identified a man who was killed in an accident in the area of Highway 78 and the Highway 52 Connector Monday afternoon.

Deputy Coroner Bobbi Jo O'Neal said 38-year-old Anthony Smith died at the Trident emergency room at 2:30 p.m. An autopsy is scheduled for Tuesday.

The area was shut down to traffic for several hours as crews cleared the area.

According to North Charleston police spokesman Spencer Pryor, the accident involved two vehicles and happened around 2:15 p.m.

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