Credit: From: Kingstree Senior High School website
Published: February 18, 2013 Updated: February 18, 2013 - 10:35 PM
A high school basketball coach was killed after a crash and hit and run in northern Williamsburg County.?
It happened just after?6:30 Monday night on Highway 52 near the intersection with Cade Road, just outside the Cades community.?
Williamsburg County Coroner Harrison McKnight identified the victim as 39 year old Sonya T. Burgess. Ms. Burgess was the coach of the Lady Jags varsity basketball and volleyball teams at Kingstree Senior High School.?
Troopers say as Burgess drove south on 52, she swerved to avoid a vehicle headed north in the same lane, overcorrected, and flipped her SUV in the road.?
Troopers say Burgess got out of the SUV and was struck and killed by a second vehicle. Troopers say both of the other drivers left the scene.?
Coroner McKnight said three children were in the car with Burgess and all were treated and released from the hospital.?
The South Carolina Highway Patrol MAIT team continues to investigate.?
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