Coroner’s Office identifies victim of I-26 crash in Dorchester Co.

Coroner’s Office identifies victim of I-26 crash in Dorchester Co.
One dead in crash in Dorchester County.

DORCHESTER COUNTY, S.C. (WCSC) - The Coroner’s Office has identified the victim of an accident on I-26 that left one person dead in a collision in Dorchester County Saturday morning.

Renate Oldroyd, 67, of Mount Pleasant, was a back seat passenger killed in the single-car collision.

The Dorchester County Coroner’s Office says she was pronounced dead at the scene at 12:00 p.m.

According to South Carolina Highway Patrol the incident happened on I-26 westbound near mile marker 179. around 10:45 a.m.

S.C. Highway Patrol said the vehicle ran off the road and hit a tree.

The driver and the passenger in the front seat were transported to the hospital.

S.C. Highway Patrol said all three occupants were wearing seatbelts.

Oldroyd’s body is scheduled for autopsy at MUSC on Tuesday, February 25.

South Carolina Highway Patrol and the Dorchester County Coroner’s Office are investigating.

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