Driver, 19, killed in Jenkinsville crash

JENKINSVILLE – One person died in an early Monday morning crash on Highway 213 near Alston Road in Fairfield County.

Brian Deshawn Willingham, 19, of Jenkinsville, died in the accident, Fairfield County Coroner Chris Hill said.

The two-vehicle crash occurred at 6:14 a.m. about two miles south of Jenkinsville.

A 2004 Chevrolet Avalanche, driven by Willingham, was traveling north on Hwy 213 when it collided with a 2014 Peter Built tractor trailer traveling south, according to Corporal Tyler Tidwell with the SC Highway Patrol.

Willingham died in the crash. The driver of the Peter Built tractor trailer was injured and transported to MUSC Fairfield.

The crash is being investigate by the SC Highway Patrol. More information about the accident will be posted as it becomes available.

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