Officers Now Investigating 17 Year Old Killed in Crash as Homicide

Columbia, S.C. (WOLO)– Officers are now investigating a deadly car crash that killed a 17 year old as a homicide.

The crash was at the intersection of Farrow Road and Bendale Drive Tuesday night.

Columbia police are searching for multiple suspects who fired shots at the car prior to the accident.

According to authorities four people were in the car, and as they tried to get away from the gunfire, the driver lost control.

Richland Co. Coroner Gary Watts says 17 year old Cameron Scott died following the collision.

The coroner says Scott was in the sitting in the back seat and not wearing a seat belt.

The Columbia Police Department is looking for a dark colored pick up truck.

If you have any information call Crimestoppers at 1-888-CRIME-SC.

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