Car hits tree, driver killed
A 21-year-old Florence woman died early Friday when her car ran off the road and hit a tree near Hartsville, officials said. The driver, Candice Gatling, was pronounced dead at the scene by Darlington County Coroner Todd Hardee. The S.C. Highway Patrol said the accident happened about 2:30 a.m. at Ruby Road and Stonewall Street. The patrol said a Nissan Altima was on Ruby Road when it ran off the road and hit a tree. The driver was alone in the vehicle.