Joseph Corradino Identified as Victim in June 14 Boating Accident, Charleston County Coroner Confirms

Joseph Corradino, 41, from Charleston, has been identified as the victim of a tragic boating accident that occurred on June 14. The Charleston County Coroner, Bobbi Jo O’Neal, confirmed his identity on Monday, stating that Corradino succumbed to injuries sustained during the accident.

Details of the Accident

According to initial reports from the South Carolina Department of Natural Resources (SCDNR), the boat Corradino was on struck a day marker near the James Island Connector. The investigation into the incident is ongoing, and further details have not yet been released.

Community Mourns the Loss

Darlington Polo Club Tribute

The Darlington Polo Club, an organization closely connected to Corradino, expressed their grief on social media. In a heartfelt tribute, they shared, “It is with heavy hearts that we share the news of the passing of Joseph ‘JoJo’ Corradino, Jr., beloved grandson of Bob ‘Peepaw’ Watterson, a founder of the Darlington Polo Club. JoJo’s warm spirit, infectious smile, and countless visits to see ‘Uncle Glenn,’ especially during the infamous corn roasts, will be forever remembered and cherished.”

Remembering JoJo Corradino

Joseph Corradino, affectionately known as JoJo, was deeply loved by his community. His vibrant personality and frequent visits to the Darlington Polo Club, particularly during their well-known corn roasts, left a lasting impression on many. The club’s message of condolences highlighted the profound impact he had on those around him, stating, “Our thoughts are with the entire Corradino family. Rest in peace, JoJo. Your legacy will live on at Darlington Polo.”

Investigation Continues

The SCDNR continues to investigate the circumstances surrounding the accident, aiming to provide clarity and prevent future tragedies. As the investigation progresses, friends, family, and community members are united in their grief and remembrance of Joseph Corradino, whose legacy will undoubtedly endure within the hearts of many.

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