15-year-old killed in Barnwell County rollover crash
BARNWELL CO., S.C. (WRDW/WAGT) - Authorities report a teenager is dead and three others are injured after a collision in Barnwell County on Sunday evening.
The collision happened at SC-3 at Red Oak Rd around 7:50 p.m.
Four people were traveling south in a 2007 Saturn. The vehicle ran off the right side of the road, overcorrected, and then ran off the left side of the road. The car overturned and crashed into a tree.
The South Carolina Highway Patrol says the driver and two of the passengers were wearing seat belts. They are being treated for injuries that are not life-threatening.
One passenger, identified at 15-year-old Shaniah Hankins, of Barnwell, was a backseat passenger and was not wearing a seatbelt. She was ejected from the vehicle and was pronounced dead at the scene.
The Barnwell County Coroner’s Office will continue the investigation.
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