Monday, August 15, 2022
HomeNewsFIRST LOOK: Aiken Teen Killed After Crossing Center Line & Hitting Truck...

FIRST LOOK: Aiken Teen Killed After Crossing Center Line & Hitting Truck Head-On

-

An Aiken teenager was killed Tuesday afternoon after crossing the center line on Highway 78 and hitting a truck, authorities said.

ShaJira Betties, 17, was pronounced dead on the scene from blunt force injuries, according to Coroner Darryl Ables.

The wreck happened at 1:46 p.m. Tuesday on Highway 78 at Cedar Branch Road in Windsor. ShaJira was restrained behind the wheel of a 2013 Nissan Altima when she crossed the centerline and hit an eastbound truck head-on.

The driver of the truck was not injured. Toxicology analysis are pending. The S.C. Highway Patrol is continuing with the investigation, Ables said.

Previous articleVernon Ryans Sr
Next articleCesar Sanchez
Greg Rickabaugh
Greg Rickabaugh
Greg Rickabaugh is an award-winning crime reporter in the Augusta-Aiken area with experience writing for The Augusta Chronicle, The Augusta Press and serving as publisher of The Jail Report. Rickabaugh is a 1994 graduate of the University of South Carolina and has appeared on several crime documentaries on the Investigation Discovery channel.
- Advertisment -