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Authorities identify woman killed in Union City accident

Submitted Fri, 10/25/2013 - 9:42am by Andy Alm

UNION CITY –Authorities have identified a woman killed in a Thursday crash near Union City as 18-year-old Rebecca Rose Seelinger.  Seelinger was driving north on Route 8 in Union Township.  Police do not know why she swerved out of her lane and collided with an oncoming propane truck.  Seelinger's car, a Ford Focus, was badly damaged in the crash, and Seelinger was pronounced dead on the scene.

The truck rolled over but did not catch fire.  The driver, 52-year-old Anthony Jack Knuick, of Spartansburg, was unharmed.  The accident is under investigation.  Police tell us the crash occurred shortly after noon.