Ravenel Bridge back open following fatal accident

(Joe O'Neil/WCIV)

CHARLESTON, S.C. (WCIV) -- The northbound lanes of the Ravenel Bridge were closed for several hours Saturday morning, as police investigated a fatal accident.

Around 11:15 a.m. traffic was reopened on the bridge going into Mount Pleasant.

Charleston police say the accident happened around 4 a.m., and 2 cars were involved in the collision.

According to the Charleston County Coroner's Office, the person killed in the accident was burned. The coroner says this will make identifying them "more complicated."

Stay with ABC News 4 for updates in this developing story.