Man due in court after Hwy 17 accident which killed pedestrian

CHARLESTON, SC (WCSC) - The man charged in a deadly accident on Highway 17 last month could learn his fate Tuesday.

Brandon Shuman, of Ludowici, Ga., is headed to court at 11 a.m. Tuesday. The Charleston County Sheriff's Office says Shuman was in his car when he veered off the road, hit and killed a man on Aug, 2.

The accident happened near Parks Auto Salvage in Ravenel.

The victim, 48-year-old Marino San Martin, of from Miami Beach, Fla., died from his injuries.

Deputies charged Shuman with violation of due care because they say he had a medical condition that contributed to the accident.

Stay with for more on Tuesday's court proceedings.

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