RICHLAND COUNTY, SC – A woman was killed in an accident in the Hopkins area on Wednesday afternoon, according to WLTX.com.
A 2002 Jeep Cherokee swerved back and forth across on Westin Road near 1 p.m. before rolling and ejecting both the driver and the passenger.
The driver was transported to a local hospital but the severity of their injuries was not specified.
The passenger, 20-year-old Grace Page of Columbia, was pronounced dead at the scene. An autopsy concluded that her death was a result of blunt force trauma to her head.
Neither occupant was wearing a seatbelt.
The accident is still under investigation.
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