Teenager killed in Georgetown Co. collision identified

GEORGETOWN COUNTY, SC (WMBF) – Officials have released the name of the girl who died after being struck by a car on the Fourth of July.

Victoria Knowlin, 16, was walking down Powell Road in Georgetown County around 9:15 p.m. Wednesday when she was struck by a 2001 Ford SUV, according to Lance Corporal Judd Jones, spokesman for the South Carolina Highway Patrol.

A 51-year-old man from Georgetown was driving the SUV.

Knowlin, from New York, was pronounced dead at the scene, Jones said. The driver of the SUV was wearing a seatbelt and was not injured in the collision.

Pending an investigation by MAIT, no charges have been filed.

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