Woman killed when car crashes into tree

A 27-year-old woman was killed in the wreck Wednesday morning.

Marquita Denise Murrell, 26, died in a car wreck at the intersection of East Palmetto Street and Kemp Street Wednesday morning, according to Florence County Coroner Keith Von Lutcken.

Murrell's SUV ran off the road and crashed into a tree around 5:00 a.m., Lutcken said.

Florence police and Highway Patrol are investigating what caused her to run off the road and how fast she was traveling.