One person dies in New Year’s Day Williamsburg County crash
HEMINGWAY, S.C. -- One person died in a New Year’s Day crash in Williamsburg County.
The 5 a.m. crash happened on Tupperware Road near Hemingway Highway when a 2003 Chevrolet Trailblazer ran off the left side of the road and hit a tree, said Lance Cpl. Matt Southern, South Carolina Highway Patrol.
The driver, and only occupant, of the SUV died, Southern said. The driver was not wearing a seatbelt.
Williamsburg County Deputy Coroner B. Horton identified the victim as Laura Bell Cardoza, 53, of Hemingway.