Teen victim in fatal Savannah Highway accident identified

Main Road and Savannah Highway closed following fatal accident
Source: Live 5 News
Source: Live 5 News
Source: Live 5 News
Source: Live 5 News

CHARLESTON COUNTY, SC (WCSC) - The Charleston County Coroner's Office identified the teenager killed in a fatal accident Monday night.

Carlos Anthony Gamez Aguirre, 17, of Johns Island, died of blunt trauma in the accident, Charleston County Deputy Coroner Sara Senn said.

Charleston County deputies said three cars were involved in the crash Monday night on Savannah Highway at Main Road.

Motorists reported heavy traffic in the area as multiple emergency crews worked the scene. Witnesses said crews with the fire department, the Charleston County Sheriff's Office and the Charleston Police Department responded.

Deputies said the scene was cleared at 9:49 p.m. Monday.

The Charleston County Sheriff's Office continues to investigate the crash, Senn said.

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