Passenger exits moving vehicle on I-95, leads to fatal collision

Published: May. 20, 2013 at 2:55 AM EDT|Updated: Jun. 19, 2013 at 2:56 AM EDT
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YEMASSEE, SC (WTOC) - South Carolina Highway Patrol reporting a fatal collision on Interstate 95.

It happened about 6:30 Sunday evening near mile marker 33. Preliminary reports suggest a vehicle was traveling southbound in the left lane when a female passenger exited the moving vehicle and was struck by a tractor trailer that was in the right lane.

The woman was pronounced dead on the scene. Traffic in the area literally came to a stand still with motorist turning off their cars as they waited for the road to clear.

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