Fatal crash in Florence Co. leaves elderly woman dead

Fatal crash in Florence Co. leaves elderly woman dead
(Source: WMBF News)

FLORENCE COUNTY, SC (WMBF) - A elderly woman has died following a fatal crash Tuesday morning in Florence County.

According to Cpl. Sonny Collins with the South Carolina Highway Patrol, a 2008 Toyota Highlander left the road on Highway 76 in front of the fairgrounds on around 9:15 a.m.

The vehicle hit the ditch on the right hand side of the road and overturned, resulting in the driver, who was the only person in the vehicle being killed.

The driver has been identified by the Florence County Coroner as Irene Floyd, 73, of Marion.

Collins said the driver was wearing a seat belt.

The incident is being investigated by the South Carolina Highway Patrol.

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