Car Vs.Tractor: One Woman Dead

12:57 PM, May 4, 2013   |    comments
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Leesville, SC (WLTX)-  Chief Deputy Coroner Randy Martin has identified the individual who was killed on Friday, in the traffic accident on Cedar Grove Road in Leesville, SC, as Joyce Long Gray, age 77, of Leesville, SC.

According to Lexington County Sheriffs Department at approximately 3pm Friday, May 3rd, Gray was traveling West on Cedar Grove Road in a Crown Victoria when a Tractor traveling East drove left of center. Gray struck part of an attachment to the tractor, lost control of the vehicle and struck a tree. She was wearing a seat belt.

The man on the tractor, Contreras Martinez, 53, Martinez was charged with leaving a scene involving death as well as driving left of center. Martinez is currently being held at the Lexington County Detention Center. 

The accident remains under investigation by the Lexington County Coroner's Office and the South Carolina Highway Patrol.

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