North Charleston Mourns Loss Of Two Officers In Unrelated Overnight MVAs

North Charleston, SC – Last night two North Charleston Police Department officers were killed in unrelated MVAs which both involved reportedly intoxicated drivers.

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A Charleston woman has been arrested and charged with felony DUI resulting in death after an off-duty North Charleston Police officer was killed in a two vehicle wreck on Ladson road Thursday night.

Ryan MacCluen, 31, of Summerville, died at Summerville Medical Center shortly before 10:30 p.m., according to Dorchester County Coroner Paul Brothers.

MacCluen, who was riding a motorcycle, died after a woman in a car turned in front of him on Ladson Road near Henrietta Avenue in Summerville around 9:45 p.m., according to S.C. Highway Patrol.


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North Charleston, S.C. (WCIV) –

An ABC News 4 crew member that was on scene reports there was an accident Thursday night involving a North Charleston Police K9 vehicle and a GMC SUV.

The Charleston County Consolidated Dispatch center says an accident happened on Rivers Avenue and Gumwood Boulevard.

 Dispatch received the call at 8:35.

Crews on scene said Rivers Avenue was closed off between Aviation Avenue and Remount Road.




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Editor and Photojournalist for Currently employed by the Department of Defense as a Firefighter/EMT. Past North Charleston Fire Department and Whitesville Fire Department. Colt is also the owner of 3 House Photography where his work that doesn't go to is published. You can also follow Colt's work at Heliweb Magazine where he serves as the Online Content Editor. Colt uses Canon gear and is currently shooting with 5D Mkiii and 6D cameras along with the 24-105 F4L, 70-200 2.8L IS ii, and 14 2.8L ii Canon lenses along with the Sigma 50 1.4 Art and 150-600 Sport lenses. Colt also uses a 360Fly HD 360 camera to capture events as they unfold.