South Carolina State Troopers have detained a woman who they allege hit and killed a man with herother car crashed 2 vehicle.  The 53-year-old woman is being charged with felony DUI involving death.  The 26-year-old victim was struck by the vehicle around 10:00 p.m. on Highway 321 near Columbia, South Carolina.

The Dodge Stratus collided with the young man as he was walking along the median along the highway.  He was taken to Palmetto Hospital where he died around 3 hours later from the injuries he sustained in the accident.  The woman is being detained in Richland County Correctional Facility with a charge of felony DUI.

If you or a loved one has been charged with DUI or Felony DUI, the State of South Carolina imposes some serious consequences.  Further, if the Felony DUI results in death, this could bring a sentence of up to 25 years if a person is convicted.  Therefore, call the law offices of Reeves, Aiken & Hightower, LLP if you have a question regarding a pending DUI charge in North or South Carolina. Call us toll-free at 877-374-4444.