Coroner identifies bicyclist killed in Hwy. 17 crash with vehicle

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AWENDAW, S.C. (WCSC) - The Charleston County Coroner’s Office identified a 63-year-old man killed early Friday morning in a crash.

Bernard Krafsig, from Mount Pleasant, died from blunt-force injuries he suffered when the bicycle he was riding was struck by a vehicle, Charleston County Coroner Bobbi Jo O’Neal said.

The crash happened at approximately 5:51 a.m. at the scene of the crash at the intersection of Highway 17 and Wando Farms Road, she said.

Awendaw-McClellanville firefighters said the southbound lanes of Highway 17 were closed for a time after the crash.

The Charleston County Sheriff’s Office is investigating the crash.

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