CHESTER, SC (FOX 46) - A teenager is dead after a vehicle crashed into a tree in Chester, according to Highway Patrol.
The Chester County coroner identified the teen as Gwendolynn Spencer, 17.
The single-vehicle crash happened at 1:20 p.m. Monday, February 27 along I-77 northbound.
Troopers say Spencer, in a 2003 Suzuki SUV, was traveling north when she veered off of the road and into a tree. The driver was trapped and had to be pulled out of the SUV by emergency personnel.
She was pronounced dead on scene.
The driver was wearing a seat belt. No other people were inside the vehicle.
The cause of this crash remains under investigation.