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Woman killed in crash Wednesday in Burton is identified

The Beaufort County Coroner's Office on Wednesday released the name of the driver killed in a single-car crash Tuesday night on Parker Drive in Burton.

Barbara Allen, 39, of Sheldon was driving the 2002 Chevrolet Trail Blazer that overturned near the intersection of Parker Drive and Schien Loop at about 7 p.m. Tuesday.

The S.C. Highway Patrol said the SUV, carrying Allen and two passengers, ran off the left side of the road. When Allen overcorrected, the vehicle overturned, the highway patrol said.

No one was wearing a seat belt, and all were ejected from the vehicle.

Allen was pronounced dead at the scene. Tikeshia Davis, 23, and James Hayward, 35, were taken by ambulance to Beaufort Memorial Hospital. Updates on their conditions were not available Wednesday, according to a hospital spokeswoman.

The Highway Patrol is investigating, said Lance Cpl. Bob Beres, patrol spokesman.

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