Coroner IDs 78-year-old woman killed in Georgetown Co. crash
Published: Mar. 11, 2023 at 6:54 PM EST|Updated: Mar. 12, 2023 at 9:41 AM EDT
GEORGETOWN COUNTY, S.C. (WCSC) - The Georgetown County Coroner’s Office released the name of the woman who was killed in a crash near Pawleys Island.
Frances Altman, 78, of Pawleys Island, died at an area hospital from injuries she suffered in a crash Friday night on US 17, Georgetown County Coroner Chase Ridgeway said.
The South Carolina Highway Patrol said the crash happened at 6:56 p.m. on US 17 near Old Plantation Drive.
Investigators said a 2011 GMC truck was traveling south when it struck an eastbound 2014 Chevy Impala, driven by Altman.
A passenger in the Impala and the driver of the truck were taken to the hospital, officials said.
The South Carolina Highway Patrol is investigating the crash.
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