Two people arrested in connection with Wando HS teenager’s hit-and-run death


MOUNT PLEASANT, S.C. (WCBD) — The Mount Pleasant Police Department charged two people in connection with a deadly wreck that killed Wando High School student Gracie Benjamin.

Jonathan Spicher is charged with reckless homicide. Matthew McIntosh is charged with obstruction of justice.

On Friday, December 2, the Mount Pleasant Police Department responded to a deadly collision on I-526.

An investigation revealed that a BMW Sedan, driven by Spicher, struck Gracie Benjamin’s Toyota SUV, causing her vehicle to flip several times. She was ejected from the car onto Interstate 526 and died from her injuries.

While approaching the scene of the collision, a Kia Sorrento, driven by Matthew McIntosh, struck Benjamin’s body, according to authorities.

We’re told he initially stopped at the scene, got out of his car, and approached the teenager but later left the scene.

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