Friday, May 17 2013 7:16 PM EDT2013-05-17 23:16:53 GMT
One person has died in a crash near Harrisonville, MO, Thursday evening. The crash happened on Missouri Highway 7 and Walker Road. It involved a car and a tractor-trailer. Harrisonville is in Cass County.More >>
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Friday, May 17 2013 11:54 AM EDT2013-05-17 15:54:38 GMT
Former NASCAR driver Dick Trickle called 911 Thursday afternoon to alert authorities that he was going to kill himself.A recording of the call chronicles Trickle's calm admission to a Lincoln County 911More >>
Former NASCAR driver Dick Trickle called 911 Thursday afternoon to alert authorities that he was going to kill himself.More >>
Friday, May 17 2013 6:48 PM EDT2013-05-17 22:48:58 GMT
The double-murder trial of Brett Parker resumed Friday morning after being cut short Thursday when the admitted bookie had to be transported to an area hospital after an emotional outburst in the courtroom.AfterMore >>
The double-murder trial of Brett Parker resumed Friday morning after being cut short Thursday when the admitted bookie had to be transported to an area hospital after an emotional outburst in the courtroom.More >>
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SWANSEA, SC (WIS) - One woman is dead after passing through a leaked cloud of ammonia at Tanner Industries in Swansea Wednesday morning.
The Lexington County Coroner's Office identified the woman as 38-year-old Jacqueline Patrice Ginyard of Wagener.
At 7:57am, officials received a call reporting a leak at the plant in Swansea. The first emergency response crew arrived at 8:07am.
Lexington County Emergency Medical Service treated 15 people at the scene and took seven of them to Lexington Medical Center. Two of the victims worked at the plant.
Then around 9:30am, deputies found Ginyard's body near her car on US-321.
Witnesses say as Ginyard drove into the thick plume of ammonia, her car stalled. When she tried to get out and run, she just didn't make it.
Ginyard's death has been tough so far for her daughter, Marva Ginyard. She says she's holding on to happy memories and her faith.
"I feel like I'm lost without her," said Marva. "She was my mom, dad, best friend.
Marva's older brother Marvin is coming into town on Thursday. She'll have to break the news to him, living the nightmare all over again.
"It's going to be sad, it's going to be harsh," said Marva.
The family is remembering an old phrase Jacqueline used to say.
"Ya'll better be right for the Lord because I'm going when the Lord come for me, that's what she always used to say," said Marva.
Marva says she'll never forget their last conversation.
"I said, 'Mom, I love you, I'll see you tomorrow,'" said Marva.
As for the company, Tanner Industries is sending an investigation team to the facility. The team, consisting of people from Tanner Industries and the carrier, Werner Transportation, should arrive Wednesday evening. The US Chemical Safety Board has also joined in the investigation of the leak.
The leak is said to be under control, but authorities are still trying to determine how much was leaked.
Residents around the affected area of the ammonia spill can call DHEC at 1-800-476-9677 if they have questions about returning to their home.
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Friday, May 17 2013 3:01 PM EDT2013-05-17 19:01:38 GMT
Video of State Representative Ted Vick chronicles the Pee Dee lawmaker's interaction with Bureau of Protective Services officers late Tuesday night as he was arrested for DUI in the State House parkingMore >>
Video of Democratic State Representative Ted Vick chronicles the Pee Dee lawmaker's interaction with Bureau of Protective Services officers late Tuesday night as he was arrested for DUI in the State House parking garage.More >>
Saturday, May 18 2013 1:33 PM EDT2013-05-18 17:33:53 GMT
Richland County Sheriff's Deputies charged a woman with attempted murder after a domestic fight sent a man to the hospital early Saturday.Deputy Curtis Wilson said officers were called to a home in theMore >>
Richland County Sheriff's Deputies charged a woman with attempted murder after a domestic fight sent a man to the hospital early Saturday.More >>
Saturday, May 18 2013 1:23 PM EDT2013-05-18 17:23:04 GMT
Emergency crews have evacuated a Walmart in Lexington County.Customers at the Walmart on South Lake Drive were asked to leave the store at about 1 p.m. Saturday afternoon.Emergency crews are on the scene.More >>
Emergency crews have evacuated a Walmart in Lexington County.More >>
Saturday, May 18 2013 12:01 PM EDT2013-05-18 16:01:40 GMT
Richland County has agreed to a settlement involving a couple who was killed in a train crash in 2008.The county is paying $150,000 to the estate of Derald Hill, Sr. and his wife, Nichole. The couple wasMore >>
Richland County has agreed to a settlement involving a couple who was killed in a train crash in 2008.More >>
The newly re-named "Comet" (Central Midlands Transit) bus service will restore significant service on major, high-performing routes, which will enable riders increased access to the system this weekend.More >>
Friday, May 17 2013 7:48 PM EDT2013-05-17 23:48:31 GMT
Statistics show South Carolina has the 13th highest rate of functional illiteracy in the United States. To get in front of that problem, and the high dropout rate that can result, state lawmakers are proposingMore >>
Statistics show South Carolina has the 13th highest rate of functional illiteracy in the United States.More >>