Saluda Co. coroner ID victim killed in single-vehicle collision
SALUDA COUNTY, S.C. (WIS) - A Batesburg resident is pronounced deceased after a single-vehicle collision on Sunday, Feb. 5 in Saluda County.
Coroner Keith Turner says Mary Laverne Long, 45, Saluda County was pronounced deceased at the scene.
The collision occurred around 12:15 a.m. on Highway 23 near Dickert Drive, about three miles from Batesburg.
According to Master Trooper Mitchell Ridgeway, the driver was heading south on SC-23 and traveled off the right side of the road, hit a ditch, and crashed into a utility pole.
The collision is currently being investigated by the South Carolina Highway Patrol.
Coroner Turner says an autopsy is scheduled for early this week.
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