Coroner: Woman killed after accident splits car

BERKELEY COUNTY, SC (WCSC) - Authorities are investigating a fatal crash that occurred Friday morning on Starline Drive in Berkeley County.

The Berkeley County Coroner's Office says 49-year-ol Cathy Hollingsworth of Summerville was traveling westbound on Starline Drive, when the Lexus she was driving ran off the left side of the road and hit a tree at a high rate of speed.

The South Carolina Highway Patrol says Hollingsworth's car was cut in half and she died at the scene.

Officials have ruled Hollingsworth's death accidental. Authorities say she was wearing a seatbelt at the time of the crash, but was ejected.

This accident remains under investigation with the South Carolina Highway Patrol.

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