Woman killed in fatal crash on Hwy. 24 in Anderson Co. identified

Anderson Co., S.C. (WSPA) – A woman is dead after she was hit by a tractor-trailer on SC 24 at Whitehall Rd. just after noon Friday.

The driver of the car died from blunt force trauma, according to coroner’s office.

Her name is Estella Wood, 79, of Green Pond Road.

The coroner says she was on the way to a doctor’s appointment when she was hit.

He says Wood was wearing a seatbelt and trapped in the car.

She had to be extracted and taken to the hospital where they died.

Highway Patrol says Wood was driving east on SC 24 when she was hit by a truck.

That driver is charged with disregarding a traffic signal.

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