Driver Turns Self In After Pedestrian Killed in Charleston Crash

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UPDATE: (11/14/18 2:00 PM):

The Kanawha County Sheriff’s Office says that the driver in a crash that killed a pedestrian has turned themselves in.

Deputies met with and interviewed the driver of the striking vehicle. Deputies say the driver thought he struck a deer and returned to the scene and checked the area. Not finding anything in the roadway the driver continued to his home.

After seeing the media coverage of the incident, the driver contacted law enforcement this morning.    

The investigation will be forwarded to the Kanawha County Prosecuting Attorney’s Office when completed. 


The Kanawha County Sheriff’s Office is investigating after a deadly crash that killed a pedestrian Tuesday night in Charleston.

The crash happened around 7 p.m. on Piedmont Road between Dry Branch and Snow Hill Drive.

Investigators tell us 29-year-old Brandon Means of Charleston was hit and killed.

Police are now looking for the vehicle that hit him.  They describe it as a 2008-2013 GMC Savana van with a missing passenger side mirror.

If you have any information about the crash please contact police at 304-357-0169.  You can also send them an email at or send an anonymous tip through their website: .

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