Victim Identified in SC 215 Fatal Crash

Richland County, SC (WLTX) - The driver killed in a collision Friday afternoon on SC 215 has been identified by the Richland County Coroner.

Coroner Gary Watts says 17-year-old Benjamin Elliott Owens of Rock Hill died in a wreck that took place at approximately 4:45 p.m. on Monticello Road at Campground Road.

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Owens died at the scene and the 17-year-old passenger in his car was transported to Palmetto Richland Memorial Hospital with non life threatening injuries.

The autopsy conducted Saturday morning shows Owens died from trauma associated with the crash.

The collision remains under investigation by the South Carolina Highway Patrol.


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