A South Carolina man has been charged with two counts of felony driving under the influence (DUI) in a two-car accident in Aiken, SC that claimed the life of one woman and injured her husband, who was driving.
William Currie is charged with felony Driving Under the Influence with death and felony DUI with great bodily injury, according to the South Carolina Department of Public Safety.
Both Currie and the driver of the other vehicle were transported to a Georgia hospital for medical treatment. Stacia Mock, 43, was pronounced dead at the scene of the accident Saturday just before 11:00 pm.
She was riding with her husband Chris, who was driving east on Reynolds Pond Road, when the vehicle they were in was struck by a vehicle traveling north on Pipeline Road, causing the couple's vehicle to hit a tree, South Carolina state troopers said. William Currie, the driver of the other vehicle, is accused of running a stop sign and causing the collision. According to South Carolina officers everyone involved was wearing a seat belt.
Family members following the Mock's vehicle allegedly witnessed the crash, according to the SC Highway Patrol.
The S.C. Highway Patrol's investigative unit is looking into the crash. Currie is currently being held at the Aiken County, SC Detention Center. The results of any alcohol or drug tests have not been released.
Source: The Aiken Standard, "Man Faces Felony DUI Charges in Car Wreck"
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