Coroner IDs man found trapped under vehicle in auto-pedestrian accident

Published: Sep. 13, 2023 at 3:37 PM EDT|Updated: Sep. 14, 2023 at 12:21 PM EDT
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NORTH CHARLESTON, S.C. (WCSC) - The Charleston County Coroner’s Office has identified the victim of a North Charleston fatal crash involving a pedestrian.

Leroy Gibbs, Jr., 64, from North Charleston died at the Medical University of South Carolina from injuries sustained in the crash, Coroner Bobbi Jo O’Neal said.

Officers with the North Charleston Police Department were called to the 3400 block of Rivers Avenue around 12:19 a.m. Wednesday for a report of a crash. Those first on scene found a pedestrian trapped under a vehicle, an incident report states.

The pedestrian was extricated and transported to MUSC where he died of his injuries, the report states.

The crash is under investigation, and no charges have been filed, according to police spokesperson Harve Jacobs.