NORTH CHARLESTON, SC (WCSC) - Charleston Police say one of their own, Sergeant Tony Person, Jr. was killed in a motorcycle wreck while off duty early Saturday morning.
According to police, the accident took place in the area of Dorchester Road and Trump Street shortly after 1 a.m.
Police say a vehicle pulled out into the path of Person. He swerved in an attempt to miss the Dodge Journey, but struck its rear quarter panel and was then hit by a second vehicle.
Person was pronounced dead as a result of his injuries sustained in the crash.
Charleston Police say Person has served the Lowcountry for 13 years.
PoliceChief Gregory Mullen released this statement:
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