MANNING — A 71-year-old Florida woman died Thursday morning from injuries sustained in a one-vehicle wreck on Interstate 95 earlier that day. Clarendon County Coroner Bucky Mock said Friday morning that Deloris Kovalick died at 6:51 a.m. Thursday from multiple blunt-force trauma.
According to Lance Cpl. David Jones with the South Carolina Highway Patrol, the wreck occurred at 5 a.m. Thursday on I-95 north at the 104-mile marker. Kovalick, who was wearing a seat belt, was driving a 2005 Ford F-150 when she went off the right side of the road, overcorrected and drove off the left side of the road. She overcorrected again and drove off the right side of the road, striking a tree, Jones added.
Kovalick, who had to be extricated from the vehicle by members Clarendon County Fire Department, was transported by ambulance to McLeod Clarendon, the trooper said.
“The accident is under investigation by the South Carolina Highway Patrol,” Jones said.
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