Richland County, SC (WLTX)- One passenger is dead after the driver failed to yield at the intersection of Leesburg and Mt. Elon Church Road in Lower Richland County.
The wreck happened at approximately 9:00am Saturday morning. Shakimah L. Martin,19, was in the backseat of the vehicle and was not wearing a seatbelt. Martin she was ejected from the vehicle during the collision.
Shakimah was transported by EMS to Palmetto Richland Memorial and later pronounced dead at 2:25pm. Richland County Coroner Gary Watts says Martin died from a head injury associated with the crash.
South Carolina Highway Patrol is investigating.