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Woman charged with felony DUI after fatal accident on Hwy 21

(Source: Beaufort County Detention Center) (Source: Beaufort County Detention Center)
(Source: WTOC) (Source: WTOC)
SEABROOK, SC (WTOC) -

A woman has been charged with felony DUI after crashing into the back of a moped, killing the driver.

Troopers say it happened around 5:30 a.m. Monday on the northbound lanes of US Highway 21/ Trask Parkway near Garrett Smalls Road in Seabrook.

22-year-old Jermasha Nelson was driving north on Hwy 21 near the Whale Branch Community when she hit the back of Gordon Ward, 54, of Beaufort. Ward died from his injuries.

The Beaufort County Jail says Nelson has no bond.

The South Carolina Highway Patrol is investigating the crash.

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