Coroner IDs Hartsville woman killed in Wednesday morning crash


DARLINGTON, S.C. (WBTW) — One person is dead after an early morning crash Wednesday in Darlington County, according to South Carolina Highway Patrol.

Around 7:50 a.m., troopers were sent to a deadly crash on Indian Branch Road near Teema Road after a vehicle overturned. The person killed was identified as 43-year-old Letitia Franklin, of Hartsville, according to Darlington County Coroner Todd Hardee.

A 2006 Volvo SUV was traveling with two people inside on Indian Branch road, when the vehicle traveled off the road to the left and overturned several times, ejecting both the driver and passenger from the vehicle.

Neither the driver or passenger were wearing seatbelts. The passenger was taken to the hospital, there is no word on their condition.

The crash is under investigation by the South Carolina Highway Patrol. Count on News13 for updates.

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