New details on Sunday wreck resulting in pedestrian's death


The Charleston County Sheriff's Office has released an official incident report offering new insight into a deadly wreck Sunday in Awendaw that left a pedestrian dead.

According to the report, Alieen Robinson Moncrieft, 56, was hit by a private ambulance Sunday as she walked across the southbound lanes of Highway 17.

The report shows Moncrieft failed to yield to the ambulance as she walked toward the median from St. James AME Church at the corner of Sampson Road. Moncrieft died at the scene from her injuries.

Deputies say the ambulance driver, 67-year-old Steve Shillinglaw, of Myrtle Beach, was obeying the 60 MPH speed limit at the time of the collision.

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The ambulance is owned by Medshore Ambulance Service, which is based out of Anderson. Medshore has 26 locations statewide, including one each in Murrells Inlet and Georgetown.

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