17-year-old charged with DUI after young woman dies in crash

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SPARTANBURG COUNTY, S.C. (WSPA) – A 17-year-old was arrested Monday on a charge of DUI resulting in death after a crash left a woman dead earlier this month, according to the Duncan Police Department.

The deadly crash happened on Highway 29 near Pine Ridge Road on Sept. 11.

The coroner identified the victim as Lizette Soto Diaz, 20, of Greer.

After an investigation involving multiple agenices, the Duncan Police Department and Spartanburg County Solicitor’s Office agreed to seek a warrant for Jackson Smith,17, of Greenville, as an adult for felony DUI with death.

Smith was arrested Monday on a charge of felony DUI with death and received a $40,000 bond plus house arrest and GPS monitoring.

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