Biker dead after Mount Pleasant crash in Whitehall Terrace neighborhood

MOUNT PLEASANT — A dirt biker riding in the Whitehall Terrace neighborhood died after falling off his bike on Christmas evening.

Deputies from the Charleston County Sheriff’s Office arrived at 1514 Macoma Drive at 5 p.m. Dec. 25 in response to reports of a dirt bike crash.

Deputies found an unidentified man who had fallen off his bike and was seriously injured.

The bike had gone off the road and ran into a culvert, said Andrew Knapp, sheriff’s office spokesman. The man had been wearing a helmet at the time of the crash, he said.

The man was transported to the hospital where he later died from injuries suffered in the crash. He was 48 years old, Knapp said. The Charleston County coroner’s office has yet to identify the victim.

Deputies are continuing to investigate the case. No further information was immediately available.

Source: The Post and Courier