Coroner: Abbeville High student killed on way to school - FOX Carolina 21

Coroner: Abbeville High student killed on way to school

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ABBEVILLE, SC (FOX Carolina) -

The South Carolina Highway Patrol is investigating a fatal single-vehicle crash on Monday morning.

Troopers said the collision occurred on Old Hodges Road around 11 a.m.

The driver of a 2002 Honda Accord reportedly left the roadway, struck a ditch and overturned. Troopers said the driver was seat belted and became entrapped in the car. She was pronounced dead at the scene.

The coroner identified the driver as 17-year-old Kimberlyn Alexis Shelman. Shelman was a junior at Abbeville High School and was on her way to class when the accident occurred.

An autopsy is scheduled for Tuesday.

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