Girl, 4, killed in Lexington Co. wreck
May 17, 2011 11:09:00 AM - thestate.com
A 4-year-old girl was killed Monday night in a Lexington County traffic accident that remains under investigation.
Gabriella Shumate of West Columbia was a passenger in a car involved in a two-vehicle accident at 8:22 p.m. on Rambling Road in South Congaree, Lexington County Coroner Harry Harman reported.
Gabriella was riding in her father's 2006 Kia Spectra when it was struck by a 2002 Nissan Altima, Harman said. The child was transported to Lexington Medial Center where she was pronounced dead at 9:23 p.m., Harman said.
Her father and the Nissan's driver also were taken to the hospital. Their medical conditions were not available Tuesday morning.
The S.C. Highway Patrol is assisting the South Congaree Police Department in the investigation.
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