Columbia teenager killed in car accident

Columbia teenager killed in car accident

COLUMBIA (WACH) â??Richland County Coroner Gary Watts has released the name of the victim from a single car, single occupant crash that occurred I-26 near exit 108A.

Brittany Kaie-Ashanti Booker, 18, of Columbia, SC was the driver and occupant of the vehicle.

The wreck happened as Ms. Booker attempted to take the Columbia downtown exit of I-26 westbound and lost control of her vehicle. The vehicle left the roadway and overturned. She was ejected from the vehicle and died at the scene.

Ms. Booker was not wearing a seatbelt.

An autopsy conducted this morning confirms she died from associated with the crash.

The Columbia Police Department continues to investigate.