One dead, one injured in overnight ATV accident in Berkeley County

Published: Aug. 5, 2017 at 3:45 PM EDT|Updated: Aug. 5, 2017 at 10:15 PM EDT
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CROSS, SC (WCSC) - A crash overnight in Berkeley County has left one dead and another with serious injuries.

According to South Carolina Highway Patrol, the crash happened early Saturday morning around 12:45 a.m. on Popular Hill Road.

The accident involved one vehicle, a Kodiak ATV 4-Wheeler.

Both the driver and passenger were thrown off the vehicle when it veered off the roadway, struck a ditch, and overturned.

The driver, 19-year-old Natalie Matties of Wixom, Michigan, died at the scene and the 15-year-old passenger was taken to a local hospital with serious injuries, according to Berkeley County Coroner Bill Salisbury.

Neither one of the individuals was wearing helmets.

The crash remains under investigation. As this is a developing story, be sure to check back as we gather more information.

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