Charleston woman hit, killed by tractor trailer

COLUMBIA, SC (WIS) - A woman who died after being hit by a truck Monday has been identified.

Richland County Coroner Gary Watts identified the victim as 29-year-old Danechia S. Dent of Charleston. 

Watts said Dent was struck by a vehicle in the 3100 block of Carlisle Street in Columbia Monday morning. She died at the scene from blunt force injuries to her chest and abdomen.

The Columbia Police Department is investigating the incident.

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