17-year-old girl killed in car crash

WILLIAMSBURG COUNTY, SC - A 17-year-old student from Williamsburg Academy was killed over the weekend in a car accident.

Megan Elizabeth Piatt was killed around 5:30 a.m. Sunday on Santee Road near Wee Tee Road in the Suttons community.

The Williamsburg County Fire Department says she lost control of her SUV, drove off the road and hit a tree.

Piatt died on the scene. The South Carolina Highway Patrol is trying to figure out how it happened. Piatt was the daughter of a county firefighter.

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