Bicyclist dies after being hit by an SUV on Dorchester Road Sunday

NORTH CHARLESTON, S.C. (WCBD) — The Charleston County Coroner’s Office released the identity of the bicyclist who was hit by an SUV on Dorchester Road Sunday morning.

Officers say the incident happened at the intersection of Dorchester Road and Paramount Road shortly before 6 a.m. Sunday, August 21.

Bryan Owens, 32, of North Charleston, was on the sidewalk traveling east and the driver of a Chevrolet Suburban was at the light on Paramount waiting to cross Dorchester to I-526.

The light turned green and the Suburban proceeded through the light. Owens disregarded the red light and crossed in front of the Suburban and was struck. He was pronounced deceased on scene.

No charges have been filed against the driver of the Suburban.

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