1 dead after Amtrak train strikes pedestrian near Hanahan

Berkeley County News

HANAHAN, S.C. (WCBD) – The Berkeley County Coroner’s Office has identified the victim of a fatal pedestrian versus train crash in Hanahan.

Authorities responded to the railroad tracks at Hanahan Road on Thursday, January 9th after receiving reports of the pedestrian crash just after 10:00 a.m.

Hanahan Police Chief Dennis Turner told News 2 one person was killed in the crash.

The roadway was shut down for several hours.

That person was later identified as 17-year-old Bethany Ridenour of Hanahan.

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