On July 11, 2019, officers from the Mount Pleasant Police Department (MPPD) arrested William Henry Aniello Sipes, III, of Goose Creek, in connection with the hit and run fatality that occurred on Chuck Dawley Blvd. on July 4th.

William Sipes was arrested and charged with Duties of a Driver Involved in an Accident Resulting in Death. Sipes has been lodged at the Sheriff Al Cannon Detention Center. 

Charleston County Deputy Coroner Dottie Lindsay identified the bicyclist in the hit and run on July 4th as victim Micheal Earl Withey, Jr.

Lindsay released that Withey was 54-years-old and died on scene from injuries sustained.

This information was provided by MPPD and the Charleston County Deputy Coroner's office.