Coroner identifies victim killed on Wadmalaw Island

Published: Jan. 20, 2013 at 12:58 AM EST|Updated: Jan. 21, 2013 at 1:55 PM EST
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WADMALAW ISLAND, SC (WCSC) - The Charleston Coroner's Office has identified the victim that was killed Saturday afternoon on Bears Bluff Road.

The coroner's office says 54-year-old Karl McGhee of Ravenel died after his vehicle overturned along Bears Bluff Road near the intersection of Maybank Highway.

A preliminary investigation by Charleston County deputies reveals that excessive speed was a factor in the accident. Witnesses reported seeing the vehicle passing several cars at a high rate of speed, before the accident occurred.

This accident is under investigation with the Charleston County Sheriff's Office.

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