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Victim identified in fatal Charleston Co. dirt bike crash

Published: Dec. 26, 2021 at 8:06 AM EST|Updated: Dec. 28, 2021 at 1:08 PM EST
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CHARLESTON COUNTY, S.C. (WCSC) - The Charleston County Coroner’s Office has identified the Mount Pleasant man killed on Christmas night in a dirt bike crash.

Gregory Oliver, 48, died at Roper Mount pleasant at 6:21 p.m. from blunt force injuries sustained in the single-vehicle crash.

Deputies responded to a report of a crash involving a Honda dirt bike in the 1500 block of Macoma Drive in the Mount Pleasant area Saturday shortly after 5 p.m., sheriff’s office spokesman Andrew Knapp said.

Investigators say the vehicle went off the road and ran into a culvert, seriously injuring the rider. He was taken to an area hospital where he later died, Knapp said.

Deputies say no other vehicles were involved, he said.

The Charleston County Sheriff’s Office Traffic Bureau is investigating the circumstances of the crash.

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