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SPARTANBRUG COUNTY, SC (FOX Carolina) - The Spartanburg County Coroner's Office says a Woodruff woman died in the hospital after a collision Thursday afternoon.

The office says the collision happened at the intersection New Cut Road and Campground Road. Per the office, 43-year-old Omeka Lashaun Mays was taken from the scene to Spartanburg Regional Medical Center. However, she passed away in the hospital just after 3 p.m.

Later Thursday evening, South Carolina Highway Patrol released details on the events leading up to the collision.

According to troopers, the driver of a 2019 Toyota SUV was traveling west on New Cut Road around 2 p.m., while Mays was parked in her 2014 Toyota Camry on a private drive just off of the road. However, the driver of the SUV ran off the road, hitting the driver door of the Camry.

Both Mays and the other driver were wearing their seat belts, and both were taken to the hospital via EMS. As aforementioned, however, Mays died at the hospital.

SCHP and the coroner's office are still investigating this collision.

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