South Carolina: James Edward Price charged with felony DUI for killing Susan Carlson Burton

James Edward Price killed the driver of the minivan in a head on crash Rt. 76 Greenville County SC May 19, 2017, Photo courtesy of Fox Carolina


James Edward Price, 32, of Laurens is charged with DUI fatal by S.C. Highway Patrol Greenville County

GREENVILLE, S.C. (From 05/31/2017) – A woman was killed in a two-vehicle collision on Highway 76 in Greenville County close to the Anderson County border on May 19, 2017.

One of the drivers has now been charged with her death.

James Edward Price, 32, of Laurens is charged with felony DUI resulting in death, according to SC Highway Patrol.

The crash happened around 4:48 p.m. when two drivers traveling in opposite directions on US 76 collided head-on, according to the SC Highway Patrol.

The SC Highway Patrol says an SUV driven by Price was traveling east on Highway 76 when he crossed over the center line, hitting a minivan.

The driver of the minivan was pronounced dead at the scene. The passenger in that minivan was taken to Greenville Memorial for treatment.

The woman killed was identified as Susan Burton, of Anderson.  MORE

Susan Marie Burton, 68, of Anderson passed away May 19, 2017.

She was born Dec. 15, 1948 in Battle Creek, Michigan. She was a 1967 graduate of St. Phillip High School in Battle Creek.

Sue obtained her business degree from Limestone College in 1984 and also an accounting degree from Tri-County Technical College. She retired in 2013 from Patrick B. Harris Hospital in Anderson after 16 years of service. Sue previously worked for Singer and the Ryobi in Anderson from 1982-1997.

Sue had many interests including painting, photography, gardening, collecting art glass and other eclectic antiques including a vast knowledge of such with which she generously shared with her many close friends. She will be forever missed.

She is survived by her husband Herman Burton of Anderson, SC; a brother Scott Carlson of California; two step-daughters Angie Dunn of Anderson and Diane Saxson of Elberton, Georgia; two step-sons from a previous marriage Joseph Gambrell of Tryon, NC and Michael Gambrell of Greenville, SC; and four step-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by a son, Michael Bollard.