Wednesday, May 8, 2013
A 40-year-old Jamestown man was killed in a Saturday car crash.
According to the Berkeley County Coroner’s Office, Javen Casselman Jr. was traveling on Hwy. 45 two miles east of Jamestown when his vehicle ran off the right side of the roadway. His vehicle hit a ditch, overturned several times and he was ejected.
The accident occurred at approximately 2 a.m.
Mr. Casselman was pronounced dead on the scene by Coroner Bill Salisbury. His death has been ruled accidental with the cause of death as blunt force body trauma.
The accident is under investigation by the Berkeley County Coroner’s Office and the South Carolina Highway Patrol.
The Berkeley Independent is pleased to offer readers the enhanced ability to comment on stories. We expect our readers to engage in lively, yet civil discourse. We do not edit user submitted statements and we cannot promise that readers will not occasionally find offensive or inaccurate comments posted in the comments area. Responsibility for the statements posted lies with the person submitting the comment, not The Berkeley Independent.