Christmas night accident claims Easley woman

Couple hit while crossing Charleston highway

CHARLESTON — A 70-year-old Easley woman was killed and her husband severely injured when they were hit by a car in Charleston on Christmas night.
According to Charleston County Coroner Rae Wooten, George and Juanita Reiter of Easley were involved in a pedestrian accident at about 7 p.m.
Wooten said the couple attempted to cross Savannah Highway and stepped into the path of an oncoming car.
Wooten said Juanita Reiter died from head injuries at the scene and George Reiter was severely injured and transported to the Medical University of South Carolina for treatment.
According to Wooten, the incident was ruled an accident and no charges are expected to be filed against the driver.