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Conway woman dies after vehicle runs off road, strikes tree

A woman was killed in a single-vehicle crash Sunday night in the Conway area, officials said.
A woman was killed in a single-vehicle crash Sunday night in the Conway area, officials said.(Source: HCFR)
Published: Nov. 29, 2021 at 6:25 AM EST|Updated: Nov. 29, 2021 at 12:06 PM EST
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HORRY COUNTY, S.C. (WMBF) – A woman was killed in a single-vehicle crash Sunday night in the Conway area, the Horry County Coroner’s Office said.

According to Lance Cpl. Nick Pye with the South Carolina Highway Patrol, the accident happened at 6:25 p.m. on Adrian Highway near Highway 19.

Pye said a Dodge sedan was traveling northbound on Adrian Highway when the vehicle ran off the roadway to the left and struck a ditch and a tree.

Officials confirmed the driver, who was reportedly wearing a seat belt, was pronounced dead on the scene.

Horry County Fire Rescue initially reported the crash involved entrapment with “serious injuries.”

Horry County Chief Deputy Coroner Tamara Willard identified the driver as Charlotte Lucenda Pinos Villegas Saucillo, 36, of Conway.

The crash remains under investigation by SCHP.

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