BEAUFORT COUNTY, SC. (THECOUNT) — Mallory Madison Beach, of Hampton, South Carolina, has been identified as the victim reported missing following a boat crash near Archers Creek in Beaufort county.

Beaufort County search crews combing the South Carolina coast located the body of the 19-year-old in a Beaufort County marsh on Sunday, one week after the boat she was on crashed into a bridge.


The boat was occupied by five other individuals who were injured when it crashed into an Archers Creek bridge on Sunday.

Their injuries are described as non-life threatening.

Officials say Beach is the youngest of three sisters and works at the It’s Retail Therapy boutique in Beaufort. She was a recent graduate of University of South Carolina, according to WLTX.

Beaufort County Search and Rescue are also assisting in the search.

SCDNR is the lead investigating agency in the crash.

Heo quick facts: Beaufort County is a county in the U.S. state of South Carolina. As of the 2010 census, its population was 162,233. Its county seat is Beaufort. Beaufort County is part of the Hilton Head Island-Bluffton-Beaufort, SC Metropolitan Statistical Area – Wikipedia.