Police: Motorist hit parked cars, tree in fatal crash

NORTH CHARLESTON (WCSC) - A North Charleston man is dead and a passenger injured after an early Sunday morning crash along Hampton Avenue.

The Charleston County Coroner's Office identified the man as 29-year-old Traval Davis.

A North Charleston Police Department spokesman said witnesses reported seeing a Lincoln Continental traveling at a high rate of speed towards Hampton Ave. shortly after midnight on Sunday.  The vehicle then reportedly struck two parked cars, a tree, and a utility pole.

Davis, the driver, died at the scene.  The police spokesman said a female passenger was transported to MUSC in serious condition.

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