Coroner identifies bicyclist killed in Dorchester County on Sunday

Dorchester County News

DORCHESTER COUNTY, S.C. (WCBD) – The Dorchester County Coroner’s Office has identified the victim of a fatal car versus bicycle crash which happened early Sunday morning.

Corporal Edward Collins III with South Carolina Highway Patrol said the crash happened on US 78 near Southern Drive.

According to Collins, a 2017 Toyota Rav 4 was traveling east on US 78 and struck a bicyclist who was also traveling east just after 10 a.m.

The bicyclist, later identified as 33-year-old Megan Walters Jenkins of Summerville, was killed as a result of the crash, according to Coroner Paul J. Brouthers.

The driver is charged with driving too fast for conditions.

Jenkins will undergo an autopsy at MUSC.

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