Thursday, May 30, 2019
AIKEN COUNTY, S.C. -- (WRDW/WAGT) We're learning the victim in a fatal crash on I-20 near mile marker 35 in Aiken County is 27-year-old Tesia A. Cauthen, a mother from Lancaster, SC.
Her one-year-old daughter survived the crash. She was transported to Augusta University Medical Center with non-life threatening injuries.
SC Highway Patrol says they received the call around 5:52 PM Thursday.
They say her 2012 Kia SUV was heading eastbound when Cauthen ran off the road into the median and hit a tree. She was wearing a seatbelt.
Toxicology results are pending, and Highway Patrol is continuing the investigation.