NORTH CHARLESTON, S.C. (WCBD) – A judge set a $50,000 bond for the suspect involved in a fatal collision involving a North Charleston Police K9 Officer.
Richard Shore is charged with a felony for driving under the influence. The accident claimed the life of North Charleston police K9 Mojo, Thursday night.
The incident happened on US 52 at Gumwood Road.
Troopers say the driver of a Chevy Yukon, later identified as Richard Joseph Shore, Jr., tried to make a left turn on Rivers Avenue and was struck by Brandon VanAusdal, driving a North Charleston Police Department Tahoe.
Shore was transported to a local hospital and faces a charge of DUI.
VanAusdal was hospitalized with serious injuries. NCPD K9 officer Mojo died at the scene.
The South Carolina Highway Patrol’s Multi-disciplinary Accident Investigation Team is investigating.Keep checking counton2.com for real-time updates on this story. To get breaking news alerts, download the free News 2 App for iPhone or Android. You can also sign up foremail alerts.