Charlotte woman killed in Fairfield crash

WINNSBORO  – A  two-vehicle crash on I-77 that occurred about 4 a.m., Oct. 1, resulted in a woman’s  death.

The driver of a 2016 Acura MDX, identified as Heather Diane Vance, 49, of Charlotte, was traveling south on I-77 when she traveled left of the center of the road, ran off the roadway, crossed the median and struck a tractor-trailer that was traveling north, according to S.C. Highway Patrol Master Trooper Gary Miller.

Vance was pronounced deceased at the scene.  She was wearing a seatbelt, according to Miller, was entrapped and had to be mechanically extricated.

The driver of the tractor-trailer, who was also wearing a seatbelt, was injured.

The crash is under investigation by the S.C. Highway Patrol.

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