Student athlete dies in car wreck

Deonte J. Weathers

Moncks Corner -- Deonte J. Weathers, 16, of Moncks Corner died today in a one-car traffic accident.

Weathers was traveling west on Black Tom Road near Moncks Corner when the sedan he was driving left the roadway and hit a power pole, said Bill Salisbury, Berkeley County Chief Deputy Coroner

Weathers, a Berkeley High football player, was pinned in the vehicle. He died at the scene from head and body trauma. He was not wearing a seat belt, Salisbury said.

The Berkeley County Coroner's Office and the Highway Patrol are investigating the accident.