Pittsburgh woman killed in Hilton Head jet ski crash

Pittsburgh woman killed in Hilton Head jet ski crash

BEAUFORT COUNTY, S.C. — A 20-year-old Pittsburgh woman visiting Hilton Head Island died after a jet ski crash on Tuesday, law enforcement confirmed to Channel 11.

Police in Hilton Head said a Pittsburgh man has been cited in the crash. Kyle Meinert, 19, was the other person involved, according to authorities.

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The Beaufort County, South Carolina, deputy coroner said Ciara Eiriz was pronounced dead at a boat dock in the area of Mackay Creek. Eriz was a 2016 graduate of Upper St. Clair and was a current student at Indiana University of Pennsylvania.

Authorities said the two jet skis involved were both rentals.

Emergency crews were on scene for several hours investigating what happened.

Here's a map showing the area where this happened: