Coroner identifies man killed in W. Ashley hit-and-run

WEST ASHLEY, SC (WCSC) - The Charleston County Coroner's Office has identified the man killed in an apparent hit-and-run wreck early Monday morning on a West Ashley road.

The coroner's office identified the victim as 44-year-old Benjamin Abercrombie, of Charleston.

Major Jim Brady with the sheriff's office said deputies responded to the area of 811 Saint Andrews Boulevard just after 12 a.m. Monday to find Abercrombie lying in the roadway.  That is near the intersection of Avondale Avenue.

Brady said deputies believe Abercrombie died from the result of a hit-and-run accident.

At this time there is no information on a possible suspect vehicle.

Anyone who may have witnessed any incident in the area around midnight is asked to contact the Charleston County Sheriff's Office at 843-202-1700 or Crime Stoppers at 843-554-1111.

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