Summerville woman killed in crash
Cathy Hollingsworth 49, of Summerville was killed Friday, October 18, in a one-vehicle crash.
She was driving on Starline Drive in the New Hope Community of Berkeley County when the Lexus she was driving ran off the left side of the roadway and hit a tree at a high rate of speed, according to Berkeley County Coroner Bill Salisbury.
The vehicle was cut in half, Salisbury said, and Hollingsworth was pronounced dead at the scene. The coroner ruled the death accidental and the cause of death was blunt force head and body trauma. According to published reports, she was wearing a seatbelt, but was ejected.
The crash remains under investigation by the SCHP.