Woman killed in wreck with tractor-trailer

EASLEY — A 21-year-old Easley woman died after a collision last week.

Mary Gorman, of Sunningdale Court, died en route to Greenville Memorial Hospital after the accident, according to Pickens County Coroner Kandy Kelley.

The collision occurred at 10:55 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 11, according to Cpl. Bill Rhyne of the South Carolina Highway Patrol.

Gorman was traveling south on Highway 123 when her 2009 Chevy four-door ran into the rear of a 2003 Kenworth tractor-trailer as it was turning onto Highway 124, Rhyne said.

Gorman, who was wearing a seatbelt, was entrapped in the vehicle, he said.

She died of blunt-force trauma, according to Kelley.

The 37-year-old driver of the tractor trailer was not injured, Rhyne said.

The South Carolina Highway Patrol investigated the collision.