Traffic fatality

An 86-year-old woman is dead after her vehicle struck a tree in Newberry County.

Betty Stuck, of Newberry, died at the scene of the Friday afternoon wreck, Coroner Laura Kneece said.

Stuck was driving west along Count Sausage Road in Prosperity when her 2002 Chevrolet pickup truck went off the right side of the roadway and struck a tree, according to Trooper Joe Hovis with the state Highway Patrol.

Officials said the woman was not properly restrained.