Date of Incident: May 15, 2023

South Carolina Reporting Authority: South Carolina Highway Patrol

Type of Accident: Car Accident

Location of Accident: West Highway 501 and Pee Dee Rd S. North of Aynor, S.C.

Injuries: Fatal

Description of Accident: A 23-year-old woman from Gaffney lost her life in a three-vehicle accident that occurred on Monday in the vicinity of West Highway 501 and Pee Dee S. Road, just north of Aynor, according to the South Carolina Highway Patrol. A 2010 Chevrolet Equinox attempted to cross east on Highway 501 and collided with a Dodge Ram and a Dodge Journey traveling north, causing one fatality and multiple injuries. The Equinox also hit a tree after the impact. The other occupants sustained non-life-threatening injuries and were taken to the hospital.

Local Media Coverage: News 13 WBTW