Coroner: Victim identified in N. Charleston auto-pedestrian accident

Coroner: Victim identified in N. Charleston auto-pedestrian accident

NORTH CHARLESTON, SC (WCSC) - One person has been killed and a suspect is in custody following an auto-pedestrian accident in North Charleston.

The Charleston County coroner says 58-year-old Calvin Gorrelle from the Charleston area died on scene as a result of his injuries.

Officers were sent to I-526 and Rivers Avenue at 8:21 p.m. Sunday in reference to a man in the roadway unresponsive.

When they arrived, officers found Gorrelle dead from injuries consistent with being hit by a car according to North Charleston police spokesperson Spencer Pryor.

At around 8:41 p.m. Sunday, Charleston County Communications told officers they received a call from a woman saying she hit a deer. Officers went to the location a spoke with Sarah Jones who said she was driving and hit an unknown object.

Following an investigation, Jones was arrested and charged with Leaving the Scene of an Accident Involving Death.

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