UPDATE| Woman charged with DUI after fatal bicycle accident

UPDATE
Sunday, April 17, 2016

NORTH AUGUSTA, S.C. (WRDW/WAGT) -- South Carolina Highway Patrol says Sue N. Wayland was charged with D.U.I after hitting a bicyclist in her car Sunday night.

Troopers say Wayland was driving her 1998 Chevrolet Luna north on Edgefield Highway when she hit Mike Edwards, who was riding his bike in the same direction. Edwards was killed in the crash. It happened around 8:30 Saturday night.


11:33pm
Saturday, April 16, 2016

NORTH AUGUSTA, S.C. (WRDW/WAGT) -- The man who died after a car struck his bicycle on Edgefield Road has been identified.

The Aiken County coroner says Mike Edwards, from North Augusta died in that crash.

Investigators say a car struck and killed him at around 8:30 Saturday night. He was pronounced dead on the scene.

The driver has been charged with DUI according to the Aiken County coroner.



10:23pm
Saturday, April 16, 2016

NORTH AUGUSTA, S.C. (WRDW/WAGT) -- The driver who struck and killed a bicyclist on Edgefield Highway has been charged with DUI, according to the Aiken County coroner.

The coroner says the bicyclist was man around 60-years-old.



Saturday, April 16, 2016

NORTH AUGUSTA, S.C. (WRDW/WAGT) -- The Aiken County coroner confirms one person is dead after being struck by a car.

The coroner said the person was riding a bicycle north on Edgefield Highway when a car hit them from behind. The bicyclist was pronounced dead on the scene.

The identification of the bicyclist has not been released.

News 12 NBC 26 will continue to keep you updated on this story.



Saturday, April 16, 2016

AIKEN COUNTY, S.C. (WRDW/WAGT) -- South Carolina Highway Patrol is investigating an accident involving a pedestrian.

Aiken County dispatch says the call came in at 8:24 Saturday night.

Crews responded to the 800 Block of Edgefield Road.

News 12 NBC 26 will continue to keep you updated on this story.