MONROE – The Monroe Police Department responded to a fatal crash involving five vehicles, including a tractor trailer truck, around 1 p.m. Aug. 18 on U.S. 74 near Stafford Street.
The investigation revealed a red Range Rover was traveling east on U.S. 74, crossed the median and made contact with the trailer of the commercial vehicle. It then made contact with a Honda CRV, which caused the Range Rover to overturn. While attempting to avoid the collision, two passenger vans collided.
The driver of the Honda CRV, 30-year-old Megan Danielle Burnett, of Jefferson, S.C., died as a result of her injuries.
Another driver was transported to Atrium Health-Main for treatment. Her injuries were not life-threatening.
The Monroe Police Department Traffic Division is investigating the crash. No charges have been filed at this time.