NORTH CHARLESTON, SC (WCSC) - Officials with the Dorchester County Coroner's Office say one of the seven pedestrians struck by a vehicle in North Charleston has died from his injuries.
According to the coroner's office, 23-year-old Jorge Luis Martinez died from multiple blunt force trauma.
Martinez was one of seven people struck by a car outside a North Charleston bar on Dec. 15.
Dorchester County deputies and North Charleston police arrested 22-year-old Alvaro Zuniga-Rivas after he was connected to the hit-and-run incident outside Bryndis Discotheque and Bar, located at 3630 Ashley Phosphate Road.
Deputies said they responded to the club a little after 12 a.m. Saturday morning to find seven people were struck by a vehicle. Investigators were told by witnesses that Zunigas-Rivas backed his vehicle out before slamming on the gas and driving into the crowd of people.