1 dead following vehicle vs bicyclist crash on Highway 17 in Awendaw

Charleston County News

UPDATE: Capt. Roger Antonio with the Charleston County Sheriff’s Office says the victim in this morning’s crash on Highway 17 in Awendaw has died.

The Charleston County Coroner identified the victim as Bernard Krafsig (63) of Mount Pleasant. He died as a result of “blunt force injuries sustained” in the collision.

AWENDAW, S.C. (WCBD) – Authorities are responding to a vehicle vs bicycle crash in Awendaw.

The crash happened early Friday morning on Highway 17 near Sewee Road in front of the Tractor Supply Co. and Dollar General.

Southbound lanes were closed and traffic was being diverted into the northbound lanes.

Officials with Awendaw-McClellanville Fire District said the Charleston County Sheriff’s Office and the Charleston County Coroner’s Office were at the scene.

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