South Carolina: Melanie Maquire charged with felony DUI after she killed her passenger in crash; driving while suspended too

Melanie Maguire fatal DUI Berkeley Co SC 091214From WCSC

BERKELEY COUNTY, SC (09/12/2014) – South Carolina Highway Patrol reports one person is dead and one woman is arrested after a fatal single car crash in Berkeley County Thursday afternoon.

Troopers say 38-year-old Melanie Maguire was arrested and charged with a felony driving under the influence. According to online jail records, Maguire is also charged with first offense of driving under suspension. ….MORE

The final ride for passenger did not involve the use of a seat belt. The Berkeley County Coroner has identified the victim as 55-year-old Timothy Brain Austin of Ridgeville. Photo courtesy of WCSC