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Woman killed after truck hits tree in Orangeburg Co. identified

Woman killed after truck hits tree in Orangeburg Co. identified

ORANGEBURG, S.C. (WACH) -- The Orangeburg County Coroner's Office has released the name of the woman who was killed on Highway 178 in a Wednesday morning accident.

Eighteen-year-old Cassidy Poore of North was killed after her truck ran off the right side of the roadway and hit a tree around 2 a.m. An autopsy showed Poore died due to blunt force trauma to the her body, according to the Coroner.

According to Trooper David Jones, Poore was driving a 1999 Chevy pick up truck and wasn't wearing a seat belt.

The accident occurred in the eastbound lane of Hwy. 178.

Highway Patrol is continuing to investigate the incident and toxicology reports are pending.


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