Coroner identifies woman killed in two-car collision on Maybank Highway

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CHARLESTON COUNTY, SC (WCSC) - The Charleston County Coroner’s Office has identified the person killed in a two-car accident on Maybank Highway Thursday morning.

Thelma Mack, 72, died on the scene of the accident, according to Chief Deputy Coroner Bobbi Jo O’Neal.

Just before 9 a.m., deputies with the Charleston County Sheriff’s Office responded to the accident near Boyscout Road on Wadmalaw Island.

According to a report, two vehicles were travelling in opposite directions on Maybank Highway and collided into each other’s front right corners, causing major damage and serious injuries.

Another motorist was transported to a hospital with serious injuries.

“A third vehicle, attempting to avoid the collision, swerved off the roadway, with no resulting damage,” CCSO officials said."Traffic investigators responded to the scene."

No charges have been filed in the incident.

Mack’s cause of death is currently pending autopsy.

The sheriff’s office is continuing the investigation, and asking anybody with information call the sheriff’s office (843) 202-1700.

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