Woman dies in weekend early-morning crash near Moncks Corner

Published: Jul. 23, 2022 at 11:55 AM EDT|Updated: Jul. 25, 2022 at 4:57 PM EDT
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BERKELEY COUNTY, S.C. (WCSC) - The Berkeley County Coroner’s Office says a Moncks Corner woman was killed early Saturday morning in a crash involving a box truck.

Kayla Jefferson, 24, died in the crash on Black Tom Road, Berkeley County Chief Deputy Coroner Darnell Hartwell said.

The crash happened at approximately 4:40 a.m., approximately two miles west of Moncks Corner, Master Trooper Mitchell Ridgeway said. Investigators say Jefferson was traveling south in a 2010 Honda when she reportedly lost control and crossed the center line, crashing into a box truck traveling north.

Jefferson died at the scene of the crash, troopers said.

The driver of the box truck was not injured in the collision, Ridgeway said.

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