Teen killed in ATV crash in Berkeley County

One killed in ATV crash in Berkeley County

A teen was killed following an ATV accident around 12:45 a.m. according to South Carolina Highway Patrol.

It happened on Popular Hill Drive in Berkeley County. Authorities say the driver of the ATV, identified as 19-year-old Natalie Matties of Wixom, Michigan, ran off the right side of the road, hit a ditch, and the ATV overturned. Matties was thrown from the vehicle and died. She was pronounced dead at the scene by Berkeley County Coroner Bill Salisbury.

A 15-year-old passenger was also thrown from the ATV and taken to a local hospital.

SCHP reports the driver and passenger were not wearing a helmet. An investigation is underway for the crash.

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