Charleston PD investigating fatal vehicle vs bicyclist collision on the Cosgrove Bridge

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CHARLESTON, S.C. (WCBD) – Authorities are investigating a fatal collision that happened between a motorist and bicyclist on the Cosgrove Bridge.

The crash occurred just before 5:00 a.m.

Officials with the Charleston Police Department say a Chrysler Town and Country minivan was traveling northbound in the left lane on the Cosgrove Bridge and struck an adult male bicyclist.

The bicyclist was transported to the Medical University of South Carolina where he later died.

Chief Deputy Coroner Bobbi Jo O’Neal with the Charleston County Coroner’s Office later identified that victim as James Burgess, a 59-year-old male from Charleston.

Police say the cause of the crash remains under investigation.

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