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Eyewitnesses describe deadly I-26 accident in chilling 911 call

NORTH CHARLESTON, SC (WCSC) -

A chilling 911 call was made from the scene of a deadly accident early Wednesday morning on Interstate 26. Eyewitness described the deadly wreck to a 911 dispatcher.

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"The vehicle that went by went by speeding," the caller said. "They lost control. They swerved and hit the barrier and went off the road. The person that was in the vehicle was moving, but there's a body in the road that's probably dead."

South Carolina Highway Patrol charged 20-year-old Evelyn Freeman with felony DUI after they say she crashed her SUV, killing the vehicle's only passenger, 28-year-old Terral Freeman.

The accident happened on I-26 westbound, between the Remount Road and Aviation Avenue exits around 2 a.m. Wednesday.

Witnesses say the SUV was driving recklessly, swerving in and out of traffic on I-26. The SUV then hit a concrete median wall and the passenger was ejected onto the highway. The driver then traveled across four lanes of traffic, lost control and went into ditch.

A few moments after the wreck, eyewitnesses called 911.

"The only other person is moving around and she's in the vehicle. The only other person's … ohh … No ma'am. No ma'am. There's nothing you can do," the caller said to the injured driver.

The coroner says Terral Freeman died from injuries suffered in the accident. Evelyn freeman is listed in good condition at MUSC.

Even though the victim and suspect share the same last name, the two are not related.


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