A woman suffered fatal personal injuries in Charlotte in an accident involving a South Carolina Trooper.
According to police, 81-year-old Lancaster resident Laxiben Patel died after a collision between the van she was riding in and the patrol vehicle of Trooper Eugene “Buck” Kennington.
Investigators said that Kennington was on his way to the scene of a crash that took place at about 11:30 p.m. on the night of August 25. The accident he was involved in took place at the intersection of Highway 521 and East North Corner Road.
Kennington and four others in the van suffered personal injuries in the crash. Information about their conditions was not immediately made available.
The accident remains under investigation.