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Date of Incident: April 28, 2024

South Carolina Reporting Authority:  Charleston Police Department

Type of Accident: Auto-Pedestrian Collision

Location of Accident: Morrison Drive between Harris and Cooper Street in Downton Charleston, S.C.

Injuries: Two fatalities

Description of Accident: Authorities identified two 20-year-old women who tragically died in a hit-and-run incident in downtown Charleston. The victims, both from Simpsonville, were found near a narrow bike lane adjacent to two lanes of fast-moving traffic near the Ravenel Bridge where no sidewalk is present. The Charleston Police Department is currently investigating.

Local Media Coverage: Two 20-year-old women identified as victims of fatal hit-and-run in downtown Charleston (ABC News 4)