Fatal auto-pedestrian accident in Awendaw shuts down Guerins Bridge Road

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AWENDAW, S.C. (WCBD) One person was killed early Thursday morning in a vehicle vs. pedestrian crash in Awendaw.

According to Capt. Roger Antonio with the Charleston County Sheriff’s Office, the crash happened just after 5:00 a.m. on Guerins Bridge Road near Windwood Farms Road.

A female pedestrian wearing dark clothing, while walking eastbound in the roadway on Guerins Bridge Road, was struck by a vehicle traveling in the same direction. 

Traffic was shut down in the area for some time as crews worked to clear the scene.

The victim, who has not yet been identified by the Charleston County Coroner’s Office, was pronounced dead at the scene.

Capt. Antonio said no charges have been filed against the driver at this time.

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