Coroner identifies man killed by train in West Ashley

Published: Apr. 3, 2022 at 8:20 PM EDT|Updated: Apr. 4, 2022 at 3:42 PM EDT
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WEST ASHLEY, S.C. (WCSC) - The Charleston County coroner released the identity of the Ravenel man killed Sunday night in a crash involving a train.

Michael Peterson, 23, died at the scene at approximately 6:40 p.m. Sunday from injuries he suffered in the incident, Coroner Bobbi Jo O’Neal said.

Charleston Police responded to the 3600 block of Hilton Drive near Main Road, Sgt. Elisabeth Wolfsen said.

Wolfsen said police are not investigating this incident as a traffic collision as the area is not near any roadways. CSX Transportation investigators are also assisting with the investigation.

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