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Conway Police respond to fatal vehicle accident

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The scene of the accident. Source: WMBF News Photographer Michael Walter The scene of the accident. Source: WMBF News Photographer Michael Walter

CONWAY, SC (WMBF) – One person has died in a traffic accident on Highway 701 and Ridge Street in Conway Monday morning, according to a Conway Police official.

The fatal accident occurred at about 10 a.m., and was a single-car accident, said Lt. Selena Small with Conway PD.

The WMBF News photographer at the scene said southbound lanes were blocked, but the northbound lanes were divided to allowed traffic to flow. There was damage to a utility pole nearby, and Santee Cooper utility crews arrived at the scene.

Deputy Coroner Darris Fowler identified the woman found deceased in the car as 70-year-old Moncetta Bell. An autopsy has been scheduled to determine how she died.

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