Woman dies in Darlington County crash

A Hartsville woman died in a single car crash in Darlington County. The crash happened on Bay Road just after midnight Saturday.

Coroner J. Todd Hardee said the victim is Ashley Nichole Smith, 31.

Senior Trooper Bridget Wyant said Smith was traveling West on Bay Road when she ran off the left side of the road, hit a ditch, collided with a culvert, then the car flipped.

Smith was thrown from the car and died at the scene, added Wyant.

The crash remains under investigation.

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