Police: teen in prom night crash was driving too fast for conditions

Charleston County News

MOUNT PLEASANT, S.C. (WCBD) – Mt Pleasant police released the initial report on the wreck that killed two Lowcountry teens on prom night.

According to the initial report released Thursday night, the driver, 19-year-old Keith Schemm of Isle of Palms, hit the curb and sidewalk then swerved across the road hitting a tree.

According to the officer, the driver was going too fast for the conditions

The Charleston County Coroner’s Office identified the two victims of the deadly crash that happened off Rifle Range Road as 19-year-old Keith Schemm of Isle of Palms and 18-year-old Elizabeth Daniel of Mount Pleasant. They were pronounced dead at the scene of the single car crash early Sunday morning, April 9th.

Schemm was a first-year Citadel student, F-Troop class of 2022 and Daniel a senior at Wando high, with major involvement in ROTC. The crash happened after the two went to Wando’s prom together.

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