NC man dies after head-on wreck in Awendaw

AWENDAW, SC (WCSC) - The Charleston County Coroner's Office has identified the man killed in a head-on collision on Highway 17 in Awendaw early Sunday.

The coroner's office says David Gibbs, 59, of North Carolina was pronounced dead at the scene.

Charleston County Sheriff's Office Major Mike Stanley said the incident happened around 6:15 a.m. near Old Georgetown Road.

Stanley said one motorist headed northbound drifted into the southbound lane and struck another motorist head-on.

The other motorist was taken to MUSC for treatment of unknown injuries, Stanley said.

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