18-year-old Ravenel woman dies in Dorchester County crash

An 18-year-old Ravenel woman was killed Thursday in a single vehicle crash in Dorchester County.

The crash occurred just after 3:40 p.m. on Delemar Highway, near Clubhouse Road, according to South Carolina Highway Patrol Senior Trooper Hannah Wimberly.

Brionna Burnell was headed north on Delemar Highway in a 1995 Ford Explorer and went off the left side of the road, overcorrected then overturned, she said.

Dorchester County Coroner Chris Nisbet said Burnell was not wearing a seat belt and was ejected from the vehicle. She died at the scene from injuries sustained in the crash.

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