• January 24, 2017

Viola Lynn Jackson Killed, One Hurt in Suspected DUI Accident in Lyman, SC

Lyman, SC -- A multi-vehicle collision took the life of Viola Lynn Jackson and injured a juvenile in the area of Lyman, SC Friday, January 20, 2017.

It appears a vehicle driven by Lauren Charity Smith was headed north on Hampton Rd. when the incident took place. The report alleges Ms. Smith's vehicle collided with a four-door Honda occupied by the victims. Ms. Jackson, the driver of the Honda, required extrication from the vehicle, but was killed at the scene of the incident. A passenger in the Honda, an unidentified juvenile, was left with undisclosed injuries.

A third vehicle, a 2013 Chevy, was involved in the incident. However, the report made no mention in what capacity. The driver of the Chevy was uninjured.

The cause of the incident had yet to be determined, but police say they believe alcohol was factor.

The investigation is ongoing.

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