MCCLELLANVILLE, SC (WCBD) — The Charleston County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a deadly pedestrian crash involving an ambulance on Highway 17.
Officials confirm that deputies responded around 1 p.m. to Irving Manigault Road and Hwy. 17. This is near St. James AME Church.
Officials say a private ambulance truck hit the the woman as she was crossing Hwy 17. She died at the scene, but no word on the person’s identity.
As of 3:00 p.m., the scene was still active. Highway 17 was reduced to 2 lanes.
No others were injured. The person in the ambulance was taken to his destination without further injury.
Witnesses say the victim had just walked out of a Sunday Service at St. James A.M.E Church.