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.