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News: Man arrested after deadly DUI crash near Ravenel

RAVENEL, SC – One person was killed and a man was taken into custody following a suspected DUI crash near Ravenel early Sunday.

According to WCBD, The crash took place along highway 165 near Shillelagh Oaks Parkway shortly after 1 a.m.

Charleston County Sheriff’s Deputies say the driver of a northbound GMC pickup truck drifted into the southbound lanes of the freeway, where it slammed head-on into a Chevrolet van.

An unidentified passenger of the van was pronounced dead at the scene. The driver’s condition is unclear.

The driver of the pickup, 29-year-old Jose Ramirez-Sandoval was taken into custody on two counts of felony DUI resulting in death.

If you lost a loved one due to the negligent actions of another driver in Charleston, you may want to discuss your options with a South Carolina car accident attorney. Don’t wait to contact the Jeffcoat Injury and Car Accident Lawyers and schedule your free consultation today. We can be reached online or by phone at (803) 373-1668.

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