GREENVILLE, N.C. — A Rindge woman is dead following a car crash this week in North Carolina in which she was a passenger.
Patricia Tenney, 75, of 275 Robbins Road died Tuesday night when the Cadillac Escalade she was riding in was part of a two-car crash in Greenville County, according to a report in the Greenville News. The Greenville County Coroner’s Office confirmed the accident on Wednesday and supplied a formal statement.
Tenney was in the front passenger seat. It is not clear who was driving the car, and if the driver was badly injured.
Tenney reportedly died at 7:14 p.m. Tuesday at the Greenville Memorial Hospital, about an hour after the crash at Locust Hill Road and Key Roberts Road, according to the Coroner’s Office.
State Highway Patrol and the coroner’s office responded to the wreck at about 6 p.m., according to the coroner’s statement. Paramedics took multiple people to Greenville Memorial for treatment after the crash, according to the statement.
Tenney was wearing a seat belt at the time of the wreck, according to the statement. She reportedly died from multiple blunt force trauma. The accident remains under investigation.