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One Dead After Vehicle Collides with 18-Wheeler in Berkeley County

Admin_Scott Kegel Jan. 13, 2015

Highway Patrol is investigating a crash between an 18-wheeler and a pickup truck that occurred at Brick Church Road and Cainhoy Road at approximately 4:50 p.m. on Monday.

Deputy Coroner Kirstin Mazzell said that 44-year-old John Mitchell, Jr. was driving his 2006 Ford F-350 when he crossed over the center line and into oncoming traffic, colliding with a 2015 freight liner.

Mitchell was pronounced dead on the scene and his death was ruled an accident.

The freight liner’s driver, 37-year-old Antoine Delvar was uninjured. Delvar also had a passenger.

Berkeley County Deputy Coroner Kristin Mazzell said Mitchell was wearing his seat belt at the time of the accident.

The Highway Patrol is still investigating the details of the accident. For more information and updates, please check out the article by The State.

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Scott E. Kegel is a Personal Injury Attorney in Isle of Palms, South Carolina with over 18 years of legal experience. Mr. Kegel prides himself in representing injured parties in suits against those responsible, as well as staying active in the community that he has called home for over 15 years.