18-year-old killed following wreck with tractor-trailer in Williamsburg County

One person killed in early morning wreck in West Ashley.

WILLIAMSBURG COUNTY, S.C. (WCBD) — The South Carolina Highway Patrol is investigating following a fatal collision in Williamsburg County.

Troopers say on Monday, February 7 at 7:10 a.m., the driver of a 2002 Honda was turning left from Radio Road onto SC 41 when she was struck by a tractor-trailer traveling South on Highway 41.

The driver of the Honda Accord, later identified as Kayontac Gaeum, 18, of Hemingway, was killed. She was not wearing a seatbelt during the time of the incident.

The driver of the trailer was not injured and will not be charged, according to Troopers.

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