Easley woman killed by own SUV

EASLEY — An Easley woman was killed last Friday after she was struck by her own vehicle outside her home.

Jessica Hoepelman-Garcia, 34, was walking behind her vehicle, a Mercury SUV, when it rolled backward and hit her around 7 a.m, according to Pickens County Coroner Kandy Kelley.

Kelley said Hoepelman-Garcia was pronounced dead at the scene.
The incident is still under investigation by the South Carolina Highway Patrol.