Teen, 18, charged after car slides, kills pedestrian

Bryan Monroy Mejia, 18

LADSON, S.C. (WCBD) –  The North Charleston Police Department charged a teenager following a fatal auto-pedestrian accident, Friday morning.

Bryan Monroy Mejia, 18, is charged with driving too fast for conditions and having no driver’s license.

Authorities say the incident happened on Ladson Road at Jamison Road just after 8 a.m. on Friday, January 5.

“Preliminary investigation shows the vehicle was going to fast for conditions but that’s still under investigation right now,” according to Captain Dave Singletary with the North Charleston Police Department.

According to Charleston County Deputy Coroner Brittney Martin, Alicia Mitchell, 36, of Ladson, died from blunt force trauma. She was pronounced deceased at the scene.

Mejia was released from the Sheriff Al Cannon Detention Center on Friday, January 5.

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