An Elgin woman was killed early Wednesday when her car crashed into a utility pole in Camden, according to officials.
The crash happened around 2:30 a.m. on U.S. 1 at Chestnut Ferry Road, according to Kershaw County Coroner David West.
Ashley Dixon, 23, of Elgin, was traveling north on U.S. 1 when she missed the turn for Chestnut Ferry, West said. Her 2007 Chevrolet Malibu crashed into a utility pole and caught fire.
Dixon, who was not wearing a seat belt, was pronounced dead at the scene from blunt force trauma, West said. Speed and weather conditions are believed to be factors in the crash.
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The crash remains under investigation by Camden police.
This is the fifth traffic fatality for Kershaw County this year, West said. Last year, the county saw 19 traffic fatalities.