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Woman Struck, Killed by Vehicle in Front of Children in Spartanburg, South Carolina

January 08, 2019

SPARTANBURG, SC. – A woman was struck and killed by a vehicle in front of her children in Spartanburg, South Carolina, according to an online news report from The woman, whose vehicle had broken down on the road, has not been identified at this time.* 

A woman and her young daughters were traveling in an SUV on East Pearl Street in Spartanburg. The SUV reportedly broke down in the roadway for unknown reasons, and the woman got out to try to push the vehicle to the side of the road. Her children stood by as she started moving the vehicle. 

Shortly after, a passing vehicle struck the woman, pinning her underneath the vehicle. Her daughters witnessed the incident and used their mother’s phone to call 911. Emergency crews arrived and moved the vehicle, but the woman was not responsive. She died at the scene. Her name has not been released, and no information has been reported about her daughters. 

The driver of the other vehicle has not been identified, either. It is not clear whether any charges will be filed or citations issued against this driver. 

The cause of the accident is still not clear. No possible factors were released by officials. Most of the information reported to police came from the two young girls at the scene. South Carolina authorities are still investigating the incident and have not released additional information at this time. 

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