Child was killed in crash on College Park Road last week, coroner says

Berkeley County News

BERKELEY COUNTY, S.C. (WCBD) – A child was killed during a single-vehicle crash last week off College Park Road in Summerville.

Berkeley County Coroner George Oliver said the deadly crash happened near 1165 College Park Road Tuesday night.

A 2008 Dodge Charger was traveling on College Park Road when it ran off the roadway and struck a utility pole.

Silas Wicht, 9, who was a passenger in the car, died from blunt force trauma in that crash.

The driver was identified as 30-years-old Brianna Wicht of Summerville. She has been arrested and charged with felony DUI with death, reckless homicide and child endangerment, according to Lance Cpl. Nick Pye with the South Carolina Highway Patrol.

The South Carolina Highway Patrol and the Berkeley County Coroner’s Office are investigating.

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