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Coroner identifies elderly woman killed in Augusta Road crash in Greenville Co.

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PIEDMONT, SC (FOX Carolina) -

The Greenville County Coroner's Office was dispatched to the scene of a crash on Friday night.

Troopers said the crash happened around 7:30 p.m. on Augusta Road and Sandy Springs Road.

The South Carolina Highway Patrol reported the roadway was blocked due to the collision.

Troopers said a 2003 Ford SUV was traveling south on Augusta Road as a 2007 Chrysler was attempting to turn left onto Augusta Road from a private driveway. According to troopers, the Chrysler was hit in the driver's side by the Ford SUV.

The driver of the Chrysler became entrapped in the vehicle, was mechanically extracted from it, but then died at the scene from injuries. Troopers said the victim was a 72-year-old individual from Piedmont. The coroner later identified the victim was Caroline Adams Salmans. The coroner said she went into cardiac arrest following the crash and was pronounced dead on scene.

The passenger and driver in the Ford SUV were both seat belted, and were not injured.

No charges have been filed.

Stay with FOX Carolina for updates on this developing story.

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