Coroners identify three people in fatal crash on US 52/Rivers Avenue

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NORTH CHARLESTON, S.C. (WCBD) – Both the Charleston and Berkeley County Coroners have identified three victims involved in a series of crashes that happened in Goose Creek and North Charleston along US 52 on Monday.

The first crash happened on South Goose Creek Boulevard just after 11:30 a.m., where the driver of a Ford F-150, Robin Hume, struck a vehicle sending both across the median and into on-coming traffic.

Authorities say Hume, 64, continued southbound in the northbound lanes of US 52 where he struck multiple vehicles.

The Charleston County Coroner Office said Hume was pronounced dead at Trident Medical Center later that afternoon.

Chief Deputy Coroner Bobbi Jo O’Neal identified the other victim as 31-year-old Mandi McPeak of Summerville. She was driving a vehicle that was struck on Rivers Avenue/US 52 and was pronounced dead at the scene.

The crash on Rivers Avenue is being investigated by the North Charleston Police Department.

Berkeley County Coroner George Oliver later identified the victim of the first crash, which happened near the Goose Creek Reservoir on South Goose Creek Boulevard, as 41-year-old John Shamblin of North Carolina. That crash is being investigated by the Goose Creek Police Department.

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