A 13-year-old is dead after a crash not far from Bluff Road in Gadsden on Monday evening.
A pickup truck traveling west on Goodwin Road struck a go-kart traveling south on Goodwin Way as the go-kart attempted to turn onto Goodwin Road, according to the South Carolina Highway Patrol. The wreck happened at about 7:55 p.m.,
The driver of the go-kart was Jelani Carter of Gadsden, according to Richland County Coroner Gary Watts.
Carter was transported to Palmetto Health Richland and died from head and chest trauma, Watts said.
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The teenager was not wearing a helmet, according to Highway Patrol.
The driver of the pickup truck was wearing a seat belt and was not injured, officials said.
Highway Patrol continues to investigate.