Woman Dies After Striking FedEx Truck

A Laurens woman was killed yesterday afternoon when her vehicle reportedly struck a FedEx truck stopped on North Harper Street. Laurens County Deputy Coroner Patty Canupp identified the deceased as 59-year-old Donna Price Hudson of Laurens, saying she was pronounced dead at the Hospital at 3:03 pm.

News 7 reports that Laurens Police Chief Chrissie Cofield said the crash occurred on North Harper near Clemson Street around 2:15 yesterday afternoon. The chief indicated a FedEx truck was stopped along North Harper with its hazard lights on as the driver was inside a business making a delivery. A white SUV traveling south on North Harper reportedly rear-ended the FedEx truck.

Deputy Coroner Canupp told WLBG that an autopsy was to be conducted today into the death of Ms. Hudson.