Woman Hit by Three Cars on U.S. 29 in Anderson County, South Carolina
ANDERSON COUNTY, SC. – According to an online news story posted at thestate.com, a woman was hit by three cars on U.S. Highway 29 in Anderson County, South Carolina. The woman tragically died from her injuries, according to the report. At the time of the news report’s posting, none of the drivers had been charged in connection with the collision.*
The incident happened late in the evening on an unknown stretch of U.S. 29. No mile marker, exit, or intersection was listed in the news report, so the exact location of the accident is not clear. South Carolina Highway Patrol and The State report that around 11 p.m., a woman had been traveling in a vehicle of unknown make and model and got out of the vehicle for reasons not known at the time of the report.
The vehicle then left, and the woman was reportedly walking in a lane of travel on the southbound side of the highway, when she was struck by several passing vehicles. The news report says that she was first struck by a 1999 Honda (model not reported), then by a 2007 Chevrolet (model not reported), and then by a 2011 Honda (model not reported). The events leading to the three collisions were not described.
The State reports that the woman was tragically killed in the incident. She was not identified in the news report, as the Anderson County Coroner’s Office was working to notify next-of-kin.
None of the drivers has been identified, including the driver of the vehicle the woman was initially riding with before the incident. The State says that no one in the vehicles was injured. South Carolina Highway Patrol and the Anderson County Coroner’s Office are still in the process of investigating. No charges against any of the drivers have been announced in the case.
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