One person dead after crash on Route WW in Columbia

first_imgUPDATE: One person has died after a crash on Route WW.According to Columbia Police, Eunice McCaleb, 79, was driving west on Route WW just before Hominy Creek Bridge. She crossed the center line into the eastbound lanes, colliding head-on with a car driven by Wendy Garcia-Raygoza, 24.After the initial impact, McCaleb was hit by Jared Ingalls, 31, who was driving a third car.McCaleb and Garcia-Raygoza were taken to the hospital, where Garcia-Raygoza was pronounced dead.McCaleb had serious injuries, while Ingalls had none. Both were wearing seat belts. Garcia-Raygoza was not.Icy roads are believed to have been a contributing factor in the crash.ORIGINAL STORY: One person is in the hospital with life-threatening injuries after a two-vehicle crash on Keene Street Thursday morning around 8:00.According to Assistant Chief Brad Fraizer, there were two people injured. The person with life-threatening injuries was taken to the hospital with assistance from fire department personnel.Highway WW was blocked while emergency personnel worked the crash.last_img

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