SPARTANBURG COUNTY, S.C. (WSPA) – A 14-year-old died in a crash Saturday night in Spartanburg.
According to the Spartanburg Police Department, the crash occurred around 11 p.m. near the intersection of W.O. Ezell Boulevard and Chester Street.
Police were told by witnesses that a vehicle with four occupants was attempting to avoid another car when it went off the road and hit the concrete base of a light pole.
All occupants were transported to the hospital for their injuries.
Police said one occupant was trapped in the vehicle and had to be extracted. Their condition remains critical.
Another occupant was ejected from the vehicle and later succumbed to her injuries according to officers.
The coroner’s office identified the occupant as Yaremi Ortega, of Conyers, Georgia.
An autopsy has been scheduled for Monday.