Wappoo Bridge reopens after incident involving pedestrian

The Wappoo Bridge was temporarily closed to traffic Saturday night because of a crash involving a pedestrian, according to dispatch officials.

The call came in around 5:45 p.m. and, according to Charleston Police spokesman Charles Francis, the pedestrian was taken to Medical University Hospital. He did not report the victim's condition.

The bridge was reported open shortly after 9 p.m.

No other details were released.

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