South Carolina: three-time DUI offender Miranda Sabb charged with felony DUI for killing Wallace White in head-on crash

Katherine and Amanda White spoke during the hearing for Miranda Sabb, who is charged with DUI after a crash that killed their loved one. Tonya Brown/WPDE

Miranda Sabb charged with felony DUI for killing Wallace White in head-on crash

From WMBF

Miranda Denise Sabb charged with open container, driving under suspension, DUI felony death, 3rd DUI offense

FLORENCE, SC (11/20/2017) – A Florence County woman is behind bars after driving under the influence and causing a fatal accident early Sunday morning, Nov. 19, 2017, according to LCpl. Matt Southern with South Carolina Highway Patrol.

The accident happened on Whippoorwill Road in Florence County around 12:40 a.m. 32-year-old Miranda Sabb, of Florence, was driving a 2008 Saturn eastbound on Whippoorwill Road when she collided with a 1995 Ford Explorer traveling westbound.

The driver of the Ford Explorer was pronounced dead at the scene. Florence County Coroner Keith von Lutcken said that Wallace Benedict White, 57, of Effingham, was killed in the crash.

Sabb was entrapped in her vehicle and had to be extricated. She was transported to the hospital with minor injuries.

Sabb has been charged with felony DUI resulting in death, driving under the influence, driving under suspension (third offense), open container, and unlawful storage or transportation of alcohol.

After being treated for her injuries, she was transferred to the Florence County Detention Center.

Name ID 21629
Age 32
Race B
Sex F
Eye Color BRO
Hair Color BLK
Weight 150
Height 5 06
Admit Date 11-19-2017
Admit Time 6:10 AM
Address 2306 TURNBERRY RD,  FLORENCE  SC  29501
A / OPEN CONTAINER OF BEER OR WINE IN MOTOR VEHICLE 11-19-2017 $260.00 Surety Bond SC HIGHWAY PATROL – SCSHP0000
A / UNLAWFUL STORAGE OR TRANSPORTATION OF AIC LIQUORS – 1ST OFFENSE 11-19-2017 $260.00 Surety Bond SC HIGHWAY PATROL – SCSHP0000
DUS / DRIVING UNDER SUSPENSION, LICENSE SUSPENDED FOR DUI – 3RD OR SUB. OFFENSE 11-19-2017 $2,103.00 Surety Bond SC HIGHWAY PATROL – SCSHP0000
DUI / FELONY DRIVING UNDER THE INFLUENCE, DEATH RESULTS 11-19-2017 No Bond SC HIGHWAY PATROL – SCSHP0000

 

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