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Coroner identifies woman killed in Mt. Pleasant accident; man charged with felony DUI

Charlton R. Griffith (source: Mt. Pleasant Police Department) Charlton R. Griffith (source: Mt. Pleasant Police Department)
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MT. PLEASANT, SC (WCSC) -

Authorities say they have identified a woman who was killed in an accident involving a drunk driver on Highway 17 in Mount Pleasant. 

The Charleston County Coroner's Office identified the victim as 25-year-old Kimeyata Linder of Charleston. She was pronounced dead at 3:34 a.m. at MUSC. 

Charlton R. Griffith was arrested and charged with felony DUI Wednesday after a wreck on Highway 17 at Ira Road caused the death of another driver.

Mt. Pleasant Police responded to the scene a little after 2 a.m. Wednesday.

According to Public Information Officer Chip Googe, a 4-door sedan was stopped at a red light on Highway 17 in front of Wando Crossing when an SUV rear-ended it.

The driver of the sedan died as a result of the crash.

The collision is still under investigation.

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