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Police investigate fatal auto-bicyclist accident

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An investigation revealed that Borkowski was riding on East 5th Street and did not stop for the posted stop sign at the intersection of East 5th Street and East Cooper Ave An investigation revealed that Borkowski was riding on East 5th Street and did not stop for the posted stop sign at the intersection of East 5th Street and East Cooper Ave
CHARLESTON, SC -

On Tuesday September 24, 2013 at approximately 5:30 p.m. Charleston County Sheriff's Traffic deputies responded to East Cooper Avenue and 5th Street East on Folly Beach to investigate an auto bicyclist accident that occurred at 4:55 p.m.

The bicyclist was transported with life threatening injuries to MUSC by Charleston County E.M.S.

According to authorities the bicyclist succumbed overnight to injuries sustained in the accident.

Police identified the cyclist as Stanley Borkowski, 47, from Folly Beach.

An investigation revealed that Borkowski was riding on East 5th Street and did not stop for the posted stop sign at the intersection of East 5th Street and East Cooper Ave and rode into the path of a 2007 Hyundai SUV which was traveling on East Cooper.

The driver of the SUV, Phillip McBride of Charleston, was unable to avoid striking Borkowski.  No charges are expected against the driver of the SUV.

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