ANDERSON COUNTY, SC. (THECOUNT) — Kinsley Denise Crosby, of Honea Path, has been identified as the victim killed in a fiery single-vehicle crash in Anderson County early Saturday.
Crosby, 21, died in a crash that occurred around 2 a.m. on Shady Grove Rd near Blake Dairy Rd, in Belton, South Carolina, said a Highway Patrol spokesperson.
The driver of a 2012 Chevrolet sedan, later named as Crosby, was traveling north on Shady Grove Road, when for an unknown reason, exited the roadway and struck a tree, the Highway Patrol said.
Crosby’s vehicle then burst into flames.
She was killed instantly upon impact and pronounced dead at the scene of blunt force trauma injuries consistent with the crash.
She is believed to have died on impact when her vehicle first struck the tree, the coroner said. “She must have been traveling pretty fast. We did not see any braking, when the car hit the tree, the car was engulfed in fire.” source
The Highway Patrol and the Anderson County Coroner’s Office is investigating the fatal crash.
Anyone with possible information on the fatal incident should contact police at 911.