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Man charged in crash that killed James Island teen

Larry Dean Bates, Jr. (Photo Source: Al Cannon Detention Center) Larry Dean Bates, Jr. (Photo Source: Al Cannon Detention Center)
CHARLESTON, SC (WCSC) -

A Charleston man has been charged in a September crash that killed a 15-year-old James Island boy.

Larry Dean Bates, Jr., 37, is charged with reckless homicide in the death of Gabriel Seagraves on Sept. 12, according to Charleston Police spokesman Charles Francis.

Seagraves, a student at James Island Charter High School, was struck while riding his skateboard at approximately 8:54 p.m. near Mapelton Drive and Secessionville Lane, Francis said. He was transported to MUSC where he later died.

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