Florence, SC – A teenage girl died in an accident on Thursday, January 26th, at the intersection of SC 327 and Old Marion Highway when her car ran into an 18-wheeler.
The teen has been identified as Amber Michelle Menius, 17, of Chapel Road in Loris.
Menius was traveling east on Old Marion Highway in a Ford Explorer when she collided with an 18-wheeler that was traveling south on Highway 327. The accident caused the north-bound lanes of SC 327 to be shut down while the accident was being tended to and investigated.
The driver of the 18-wheeler carrying woodchips was not injured in the accident.
The is still currently under investigation.