Young Woman Dies in Accident with a Tractor Trailer Truck Near Blythewood, SC

A personal vehicle collided with a tractor-trailer truck resulting in a fatality.
Highway at night with blue light streaks.

Accidents are so tragic whether they happen in the Columbia area like this one or anywhere in South Carolina. We want people to be informed about truck and car accidents so that hopefully, we can all work together to prevent more needless injuries and deaths.

 

From the Richland County Coroner’s Office

Updated on April 27, 2020

Richland County Coroner Gary Watts is releasing the name of the person who died on Saturday, April 25, 2020 after being involved in a motor vehicle collision. The incident occurred just before 7:30 A.M. on I-77 North at mile marker 28 (Blythewood). The victim loss (sic) control of the vehicle and left the roadway colliding with a tractor trailer.   

Cassandra Harrington, date of birth 10/23/1997 of Passage Drive, Fort Mill S.C. 29708 was pronounced dead at the scene. An autopsy revealed that the cause of death was blunt force trauma.

The Richland County Coroner’s Office and the South Carolina Highway Patrol continue to investigate this incident.

 

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At Burriss and Ridgeway, we have many years of experience with car accidents, motorcycle accidents, truck accidents, and more. Please don’t try to take on an insurance company or reckless driver by yourself or you may be taken advantage of.

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