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Date of Incident: November 18, 2023

South Carolina Reporting Authority: Charleston County Sheriff’s Office

Type of Accident: Car Collision

Location of Accident: 5900 Block of Savannah Highway (Highway 17) in Ravenel, S.C.

Injuries: One fatality and eight injured

Description of Accident: A 37-year-old man lost his life in a two-vehicle crash on Highway 17 in Ravenel. The collision, which occurred around 8:53 p.m. in the 5900 block of Savannah Highway, involved a head-on collision between a Honda CRV and a GMC Yukon. The driver of the GMC, identified as a local Ravenel resident, succumbed to blunt force injuries at the scene. The Honda’s driver was airlifted to a nearby hospital, while passengers from both vehicles sustained non-life-threatening injuries.

Local Media Coverage: Coroner IDs victim in crash near Ravenel that left 8 others injured (live5news.com)