CU student killed in single-car wreck

COUNTY — A 22-year-old Pennsylvania woman, who was a Clemson student set to graduate in May, was killed in a single-car accident while traveling on U.S. 123 on Thursday.
Pickens County Coroner Kandy Kelley reported that at about 10:10 p.m. Jasmine Danielle Dykes was heading toward Clemson near the Ruhamah road (Road 27) exit when the car she was driving, a 2005 Toyota, left the right side of the interstate and hit a tree.
Dykes was trapped in the car wreckage and was freed by emergency workers.
Kelley said that the victim was pronounced dead at the scene and died of blunt force trauma to the head and the chest.
She was wearing a seat belt, according to Kelley.
The accident is being investigated by the South Carolina Highway Patrol.