1 dead in early morning vehicle accident in Berkeley County

BERKELEY COUNTY, SC – Authorities are investigating a fatal vehicle accident that left one person dead early Sunday morning.

According to a Sunday press release, on Feb. 7, 2016, at around 4 a.m., 33 year old Jonathan (Jay) LaSalle, of Bonneau, was traveling on Cypress Gardens Road in Berkeley County when his SUV ran off the right side of the roadway and struck a metal gate.

He was pronounced dead on the scene by the Coroner’s Office. The death has been ruled accidental and officials say he was wearing a seat belt.

The Berkeley County Coroner’s Office and the South Carolina Highway Patrol investigated the accident.





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