CHARLESTON, SC (AP) – Authorities say the owner of a South Carolina bar was intoxicated and waited until he got to his home to report he struck a pedestrian.
Investigators say by the time they arrived early Monday at the ramp to the James Island Parkway, 57-year-old Dale Wirth was dead.
Charleston Police charged 36-year-old Daniel Brinker with driving under the influence and leaving the scene of an accident causing death.
A police report shows Brinker drove at least 6 miles from the wreck on state Highway 30 near downtown Charleston to his home.
Brinker owns Dudley’s On Ann in downtown Charleston.