A 24-year-old West Columbia woman has been charged with felony driving under the influence for a wreck in South Congaree that killed a 4-year-old girl and injured her father.
Lexington County jail records show Caitlin Elisabeth Braun was arrested Monday and charged with felony DUI involving a death and felony DUI involving great bodily injury.
Officers say Braun was driving a vehicle that collided head-on with a car driven by Devin P. Shumate on May 16. Shumate's 4-year-old daughter, Gabrielle, was killed in the crash. The 33-year-old father was sent to the hospital.
Authorities say Braun had been serving alcoholic beverages to golfers at a West Columbia course before the wreck.
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Braun was set to have a bond hearing Monday. It was not immediately clear if she had an attorney.
South Congaree Jason Amodio said the investigation continues and he asks for anyone with any information about events leading up to the collision to contact the department at (803) 755-2760 ext 101.
South Congaree is about a mile southwest of Columbia Metropolitan Airport.
-- From Staff and Wire reports