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.