Coroner: One dead after car drags driver - FOX Carolina 21

Coroner: One dead after car drags driver

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GAFFNEY, SC (FOX Carolina) -

An elderly woman is dead after a one-car accident in Gaffney that happened back on Aug. 27, according to South Carolina Highway Patrol.

The coroner identified the victim as 82-year-old Mary Parris.

Troopers said Parris died from injuries related to the crash on Sunday.

It happened on Overbrook Drive. Parris attempted to exit her Chevy Trailblazer. However, the vehicle was not parked securely and it began moving forward, dragging Parris along with it. She was trapped between the car and the door. The car stopped after running off a driveway and down an embankment, according to the coroner.

Troopers said the driver was transported to the hospital.

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