LAURENS CO., S.C. (WSPA) – A woman has died after a single-car crash that happened on Old Laurens Road near Colt Trail, according to S.C. Highway Patrol.
The accident happened on February 17th at about 4:55 p.m.
The coroner identified her as Hattie Anita Johnson, 50, of Fountain Inn.
She died of blunt force trauma to the head and spine on March 7th at 1:50 p.m.
Johnson was traveling north on Old Laurens Road when she ran off the right side of the road, hit a culvert, then a tree, and then a utility pole, according to Highway Patrol.
They say she was not wearing a seatbelt at the time of the accident and was trapped inside the car.
This is the 12th traffic fatality in Laurens Co. this year, according to the deputy coroner.