Teen jumped off I-277 overpass: Coroner

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RICHLAND COUNTY, S.C. (WOLO) –  The Richland County Sheriff’s Department is still investigating the death of a 17-year-old teen who jumped off of the Westmore Drive overpass at I-277 around 6 p.m. Monday.

According to Richland County Coroner Gary Watts,Destiny Crystal Cross, died as a result of trauma to the head as a result of the fall.

The Richland County Sheriff’s Department is investigating the incident.

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