CHARLESTON, SC (WCSC) - The woman who died Tuesday night in a Summerville accident has been identified.
Lauren Hickman, 20, was pronounced dead roughly an hour after the crash at a hospital, according to Berkeley County Coroner Bill Salisbury.
The accident happened around 6:55 p.m. on Tuesday at Highway 17-A and Royle Road.
Hickman was a passenger in a 4-door Saturn traveling on 17-A southbound waiting to turn left onto Royle Road. When the Saturn tried to turn left, it was hit by another car that was traveling northbound, according to the South Carolina Highway Patrol.
Hickman was entrapped in the car and died.
The drivers of the Saturn and the other vehicle were both injured and taken to a local hospital.
Her death has been ruled accidental and was investigated by the Berkeley County Coroner’s Office and the South Carolina Highway Patrol. She was not wearing a seatbelt, Salisbury said.