Woman killed after car hits tree on Johns Island

JOHNS ISLAND, SC (WCSC) - A woman was killed on Johns Island early Saturday after driving her car off a road and into a tree, authorities say.

The Charleston County Coroner's office has identified the victim as 31-year-old Yolande Champion of Johns Island.

Charleston County Sheriff's Office deputies responded to the area of McCullough Dam Road at approximately 4:30 a.m. in reference to a single vehicle accident.

According to authorities Champion was driving a Lincoln Town Car that left the road and crashed into a tree. Champion died from injuries sustained in the crash.

The Charleston County Sheriff's Office Traffic Division and the Charleston County Coroner's Office are investigating the accident.

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