Community mourns Camden mother hit by car, killed after getting her child on school bus

Donna Gearhart, 41, of Camden
Donna Gearhart, 41, of Camden(Misty Brewster)
Published: Nov. 15, 2022 at 2:50 PM EST
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CAMDEN, S.C. (WIS) - A mother in Kershaw County was killed in a pedestrian strike Tuesday morning.

Coroner David West said Donna Gearhart, 41, of Camden was killed when a 2018 Toyota Corolla hit her at the intersection of Highway 34 and Galloway Rd at 6:02 a.m. West said Gearhart had put her child onto a school bus and was hit while crossing the road. She was pronounced dead at the scene.

Law enforcement is using footage from the bus to investigate the crash.

An autopsy is scheduled for Thursday, Nov. 17. The crash is under investigation by the South Carolina Highway Patrol.

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