Heather Grace Boyd

Heather Grace Boyd of Loris

A woman faces felony driving under the influence charges in connection with a crash in Loris that killed a 3-year-old girl, authorities said.

Heather Grace Boyd, 23, has been charged with felony DUI with death and felony DUI with great bodily injury following the Jan. 9 crash, Cpl. Sonny Collins with the S.C. Highway Patrol said.

The wreck happened at about 5:25 p.m. that day.

A Hyundai traveling east on Highway 66 crossed over the center line and struck a westbound Nissan Quest head on, authorities said.

A passenger in the Hyundai, who was identified as 3-year-old Allura Blacknell by the Horry County Coroner’s Office, was killed in the crash.

Multiple people were taken to local hospitals.


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Why would anyone drink and drive with their child in the car ? Thats a high price to pay for short term fun of having a cocktail ... sad

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