Ladson man charged in fatal DUI crash

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COLLETON COUNTY, SC (WCBD) – The South Carolina Highway Patrol has filed a new charge against a man following a deadly accident in Colleton County over the weekend.

Vicente Garcia, 42 of Ladson, is in police custody charged with DUI resulting in death.

This is on top of the charges he is already facing for DUI resulting in great bodily injury and driving without a license.

South Carolina High Patrol said three vehicles were involved in a crash on Cottageville Highway Saturday, March 30th.

Troopers say just after 8:00 p.m., Garcia hit the back of a Toyota.

A passenger in the backseat was taken to MUSC and died from injuries sustained in the crash.

We are working to identify the person killed. The crash remains under investigation.

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