SC college golfer killed in crash after BMW hits tree

Isle of Palms, SC – On November 29, 2015, shortly before 1:00 a.m., the Isle of Palms Police Department requested assistance from the Charleston County Sheriff’s Office in investigating a single car fatality that occurred in their jurisdiction. According to preliminary reports, Jackson Deval Moore, was driving a 2010 BMW on Back Bay Drive at Dune Ridge on Isle of Palms when his vehicle departed from the roadway and struck a tree. Moore was pronounced dead at the scene. The only passenger in the vehicle was transported to the Medical University of South Carolina where he was later released shortly thereafter. Moore wasn’t wearing his seatbelt at the time of this accident.

At the request of the Isle of Palms Police Department, the Charleston County Sheriff’s Office, along with the Charleston County Coroner’s Office, will be conducting an investigation into this accident.

Jackson Moore, a 21-year-old white male from Charleston County, died on scene of a single vehicle collision early Sunday morning.

Police say the accident took place at around midnight on Back Bay Drive, on the Isle of Palms. Moore suffered from blunt trauma injuries.

The Charleston County Sheriffs Department is currently investigating.

-PRESS RELEASE FROM COLLEGE OF CHARLESTON-

CHARLESTON, S.C. – College of Charleston Athletics mourns the loss of men’s golf student-athlete Jackson Moore, who passed away early Sunday morning.

Moore, 21, a senior from Isle of Palms, S.C., was in his fourth season with the two-time defending Colonial Athletic Association-champion Cougars. Last season, he earned his first career start at The Invitational at The Ocean Course hosted by CofC on Kiawah Island, S.C. Overall, Moore played in 13 career tournaments and his best finish was tied for 13th twice in 2013-14.

“This is a sad day for our program,” CofC Head Coach Mark McEntire said. “We lost a great friend and teammate in Jackson. He will be greatly missed. Our thoughts and prayers are with his family.”

A business administration major at The College, Moore was a top junior golfer in the state of South Carolina, while attending Wando High School. He is survived by his parents, Richard and Polly Moore.

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