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Charleston police arrest Citadel cadet in fatal DUI involving pedestrian

Source: postandcourier.com

Charleston police have arrested a 22-year-old Citadel cadet in a fatal late-night DUI crash.

Anthony Francis Troiani is charged with one count of felony DUI resulting in great bodily injury or death, according to jail records. He was released Feb. 15, the day after the crash, on $75,000 bail, records show.

Officers were called at 10:22 p.m. Feb. 14 to the area in front of 685 King St., the address for the Recovery Room Tavern.

Troiani was driving a silver Buick Lucerne north on King when he hit an adult pedestrian, who died at Medical University Hospital, police said.

Authorities have not yet released the victim’s name.

Contacted by email, Chris DiMattia, the bar’s owner said he is cooperating with the police investigation.

DiMattia said he was not working at the bar at the time of the crash and was working to get more details from employees who were present.

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