Coroner identifies man killed in DUI crash on Johns Island

Coroner identifies man killed in DUI crash on Johns Island
The Charleston County Sheriff’s Office arrested 66-year-old Joseph Sinclair Thursday afternoon. (Source: CCDC)

JOHNS ISLAND, S.C. (WCSC) - The coroner’s office has identified a man who was killed in a two-vehicle wreck which deputies say involved a drunk driver on Johns Island.

Authorities say 66-year-old David Johnson from Johns Island died in the incident which happened on Wednesday at 4:18 p.m. on Bohicket Road.

The Charleston County Sheriff’s Office charged 66-year-old Joseph Sinclair with multiple counts of felony DUI.

Deputies responded to the crash on Bohicket Road near Edenvale Road.

According to investigators, a Chevrolet traveling eastbound crossed the center lane and collided with a Toyota traveling westbound.

A passenger in the Chevrolet died from the collision.

The sheriff’s office reported that the driver of the Chevrolet and the occupants of the Toyota were transported to a hospital for injuries.

The collision closed down a portion of Bohicket Road for several hours.

“The deceased passenger was not wearing a seatbelt,” CCSO officials said. “The Traffic Division continues to investigate the collision.”

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