CHARLESTON, SC (WCSC) - Authorities have identified a person who died in an auto-pedestrian accident on Dorchester Road under the I-26 overpass.
The Charleston County Coroner's Office says 59-year-old Christopher Smith of North Charleston died Thursday morning as the result of being struck by a motor vehicle.
"He was pronounced deceased at the scene," CCCO officials said."The North Charleston Police Department is investigating."
Police spokesman Spencer Pryor said a motorist passing the area shortly after 6 a.m. noticed an adult male down in the roadway.
When officers responded to the scene, they located the victim who was unresponsive.
Anyone who passed through the area around 6 a.m. Thursday morning and may have witnessed the accident is asked to call North Charleston police at 843-740-2800 or Crimestoppers at 843-554-1111.