Woman killed in crash on I-385 North in Simpsonville


SIMPSONVILLE, SC (WSPA) – The Greenville County Coroner’s Office confirmed a woman died in a crash on Interstate 385.

According to South Carolina Highway Patrol, the crash happened around 8:30 a.m. Tuesday on I-385 northbound at exit 60 in Simpsonville.

Trooper Joe Hovis said a 2010 Honda was traveling north on I-385 when the vehicle went off the left side of the road, hit the median wall and overturned.

The driver, who was not wearing a seat belt and who was ejected during the crash, died at the scene, Hovis said.

Coroner Kent Dill identified the driver as Chelsea Annette Simpson, 25, of Gray Court.

Dill said Simpson was on her way to work at the time of the crash.

She died from multiple blunt force trauma and her manner of death was ruled an accident.

Two right lanes of the road were closed following the crash.

The S.C. Highway Patrol and the coroner’s office are investigating the crash.

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