A driver who crashed into a tree died a week later at a hospital, according to officials.
Richland County Coroner Gary Watts identified the victim of a Nov. 19 single-vehicle crash as Erica Wortham, 32, of Garners Ferry Road, according to a news release. She died Sunday at 12:11 p.m.
Wortham was driving a vehicle and left the roadway and struck a tree at 5050 Trotter Road around 3:30 a.m. Nov. 19, the release stated.
Richland County EMS transported her to Palmetto Health Richland hospital after the wreck. She was admitted to the hospital, where she later died.
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An autopsy indicated Wortham’s cause of death was blunt trauma to the head and chest.
The S.C. Highway Patrol is investigating the wreck.