CROSS, S.C.–A young woman has died following a fatal ATV accident in Cross early Saturday morning.
According to Berkeley County coroner Bill Salisbury, 19-year-old Natalie Matties of Wixom, Michigan was operating an ATV on Poplar Hill Drive in Cross when it ran into a ditch and ejected her.
She was pronounced dead on the scene after suffering head and body trauma. Salisbury stated that she was not wearing a helmet.
The passenger, a 15-year-old, was transported to a local hospital.
The accident is under investigation by the Berkeley County Coroner’s Office and the SC Highway Patrol.
Matties was in Cross visiting friends, Salisbury stated.