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Fifty-three-year-old Sumter woman dies after side-swiping vehicle, striking tree near Timmonsville

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FLORENCE COUNTY, SC (WMBF) – One person was killed in a two-vehicle accident on Interstate 95 in Florence County near Timmonsville Thursday morning after they side-swiped another vehicle, then struck a tree after both vehicles drove off the road.

According to Lance Corporal Judd Jones with the South Carolina Highway Patrol, both vehicles were traveling north on I-95 near mile marker 152 at about 5:45 a.m. Both vehicles were slowing for traffic, and as both vehicles changed lanes, the first vehicle side-swiped the second vehicle.

Both vehicles went the roadway, and the first vehicle struck a tree, killing the driver, Jones said.

Florence County Coroner Keith von Lutcken identified the victim as Jenetta Arthur Reddick, 53, of Sumter. 

The incident remains under investigation by the SCHP. 

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