A Thursday morning auto accident claimed the life of one Pineville woman. According to police, shortly after 5 a.m. Ellen Bland, 74, was heading south on Highway 35 near Fire House Road in Berkeley County when the car she was driving ran off the right hand side of the road, went into a ditch and overturned. Bland was pronounced dead at the scene of the accident by the Berkeley County Coroner. She was wearing her seat belt and officals say the death will be ruled as an accident.
The South Carolina Highway Patrol is investigating the accident.
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