Posted on Jul 17, 2012


The SC Highway Patrol says that an 18-year-old woman was killed Thursday evening in a multi car accident in Surfside Beach. Cynthia Ayala died from massive trauma after the accident which happened in front of Old Time Pottery just south of Highway 544 around 5:40 pm. According to reports, Derek Fiore, 34, was traveling north on a frontage road and he crossed the median onto Highway 17 Business and hit 5 cars stopped at a red light. Another person had to be air lifted from the accident. Police conducted an investigation into the accident.