Mother of two dies from injuries


A mother of two young children died from injuries received when the 2009 Honda she was driving struck an Astro van head-on on Crestview Road near Midway Presbyterian Church on Saturday around 4:30 p.m. Medshore Ambulance Service and Hopewell firefighters had to cut the car apart in order to extricate the driver of the car, Eileen Petters, 31, of Belton. Petters was flown to Greenville Memorial Hospital where she died early Sunday morning from her injuries.   Her two children, a six month old son and a two year old daughter and the driver of the van were transported to an AnMed Health Medical Center by ambulance. Both children were treated and released, officials said. According to officials, Petters was not wearing a seatbelt. The two children were strapped in. The Belton family were on their way home from the Spring Jubilee in Pendleton when the accident occurred.