Berkeley County teenager dies in weekend ATV accident

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Tuesday, September 6, 2016

MONCKS CORNER, S.C. (AP) -- Berkeley County Coroner Bill Salisbury says a teenager has died after the all- terrain vehicle she was riding hit a tree during the Labor Day weekend.

Salisbury says 15-year-old Jasmine Lampkin of the Alvin community was riding an ATV when it hit a tree and she was thrown from the vehicle Sunday.

She flown to the Medical University of South Carolina in Charleston where she died Monday of a head injury. Salisbury says the victim was not wearing a helmet at the time of the crash.

Alvin is about 50 miles north of Charleston.

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