Victim identified in fatal Berkeley County wreck

Victim identified in fatal Berkeley County wreck

BERKELEY COUNTY, SC (WCSC) - The Berkeley County Coroner's Office has identified a 44-year-old man who died Monday afternoon after his pickup truck collided with an 18-wheeler.

The coroner says John Mitchell, Jr. of Summerville, was pronounced dead at the scene. His death has been ruled accidental.

Authorities say Mitchell was driving a Ford F-350 truck north on Cainhoy Road around 5:07 p.m. when it veered towards the southbound lane and struck a tractor trailer.

SCHP officials say all involved were wearing seatbelts.

Highway Patrol is continuing to investigate the incident.

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