Fort Mill Teen Killed in York County Accident

A teen from Fort Mill, South Carolina was killed in an early morning car crash in York County Sunday.

According to South Carolina Highway Patrol, the crash occurred shortly after 2:30 a.m. Sunday near the intersection of Springfield Parkway and Gold Hill Road. Highway Patrol officials identified the victim as 18 year-old Fort Mill-resident Dakota Quinton.

Josef Robinson, a Lance Corporal with the South Carolina Highway Patrol, said Quinton was traveling east on Springfield Road in a Ford Mustang at the time of the crash. As Quinton attempted to navigate a curve, he lost control of the vehicle, drove off the left side of the road. The car struck a utility pole and several trees before overturning.

Quinton was transported to nearby Piedmont Medical Center, where he died a short time later.

The crash is still under investigation.

If you or a loved one has been injured in an accident caused by someone else’s reckless or negligent actions, you may be eligible for compensation for present and future medical expenses, lost wages, pain, suffering, and other damages. For assistance with your personal injury claim, contact a Charleston personal injury lawyer of the Steinberg Law Firm at 843-720-2800.

Updated on August 18, 2023

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