Coroner identifies man killed in early-morning crash on Johns Island

Deputies Respond To Traffic Fatality

JOHNS ISLAND, S.C. (WCSC) - The Charleston County Coroner’s Office has identified a man who was killed in a Saturday early-morning crash on Johns Island.

Authorities say 46-year-old Dickson Santos from Johns Island died at 3:43 a.m. on River Road and Brownswood Road from injuries sustained in a single vehicle accident.

The Charleston County Sheriff’s Office says the accident involved a single-vehicle crash.

Deputies responded just before 3:30 a.m. to River Road near Brownswood Road, according to Capt. Roger Antonio.

Deputies say the vehicle left the roadway, struck a tree and overturned.

Firefighters had to extract the driver from the vehicle.

The sheriff’s office’s traffic unit is investigating the cause of the crash.

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