AIKEN COUNTY, S.C. (WJBF) – An Aiken County woman has been arrested after her child died in the car she was driving.
25-year-old Ronesha Quattlebaum of Graniteville is charged with Felony DUI involving death.
Police say around 8:00 p.m. Wednesday night, she was driving down Salley Road near Inkberry Road when she lost control. The vehicle ran off the right side of the road, hit an embankment and overturned after hitting a utility pole.
Aiken County Coroner Darryl M. Ables has identified the passenger as 3-year-old Journi Quattlebaum. Journi was pronounced dead at the scene.
Ronesha is reported to be the child’s mother.
Her bond hearing is Thursday.