Columbia teen charged with DUI after younger brother killed in crash

COLUMBIA, SC (WISTV) - A teenager was killed and a second was arrested on DUI charges in an overnight accident, according to the South Carolina Highway Patrol.

Investigators say a BMW being driven by 18-year-old Cameron Stringfellow struck a parked car on Shallow Brook Drive around 2:00 Friday morning.

After hitting the parked car the BMW ran off the right side of the road and struck several trees.

There were three teenagers in the car.

The Highway Patrol says all three were wearing their seatbelts and transported to the hospital.  The 16-year-old passenger, Cory Stringfellow, who was in the backseat of the car, was pronounced dead at the hospital.

The Highway Patrol says Cameron Stringfellow, the driver of the BMW, has been charged with felony DUI.  There is no word on the injuries to the third teenager that was in the car.

Cameron Stringfellow was the older brother of the victim, and expected to graduate from Spring Valley next week.

Shallow Brook Road is in the Wildewood subdivision in northeast Richland County.

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