RICHLAND COUNTY, S.C. -- A Rock Hill teen died Friday afternoon in a car crash in the northern part of Richland County.
Benjamin Owens, 17, of Rock Hill, was driving a 2002 Ford Mustang with a 17-year-old female passenger on Monticello Road at Campground Road around 4:45 Friday afternoon. South Carolina Highway Patrol says Owens ran a stop sign and his vehicle was struck in the side by a Honda Odyssey.
Owens died on the scene. An autopsy showed Owens died from trauma sustained in the crash.
The female passenger was transported to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries.
South Carolina Highway Patrol is investigating.