The Upstate lady who died in what deputies are calling a “violent collision” was a instructor in South Carolina. The coroner mentioned Jessica Ruth Munyon, 36, of Moore, South Carolina died Wednesday on the scene of the crash. Munyon was a instructor at South Carolina Whitmore Faculty, a digital highschool. Faculty officers despatched the next assertion Thursday afternoon: “South Carolina Whitmore Faculty is devastated to be taught of the latest passing of our beloved instructor, Jessica Munyon. Jessica joined the varsity in 2016 and had an unimaginable impression on the lives of scholars throughout South Carolina. Jessica faithfully not solely served as a instructor however as a division chair and advisor for ArtMore, a web based digital literary and artwork journal. She’s going to really be missed by your entire SC Whitmore Faculty household. Our deepest condolences are with the Munyon household throughout this tough time.” Authorities mentioned Munyon was killed when a automotive a deputy had tried to cease collided together with her automotive. The collision occurred simply after 4 p.m. on Blackstock Street close to Bradford Street within the Roebuck neighborhood, the coroner mentioned. Earlier than the accident, a deputy and a trooper with the South Carolina Freeway had tried to cease a driver who had turned proper from Reidville Rd. onto E. Blackstock Street, “with a loud exhaust and squealing tires,” Bobo mentioned.”The deputy activated his blue lights and siren to get across the vehicles in entrance of him within the flip lane in an try to cease the black Cadillac, however the Cadillac accelerated, began weaving out and in of each lanes and likewise handed different vehicles within the median, kicking up lots of mud,” Bobo mentioned in a information launch.Bobo mentioned the deputy took into consideration “the suspect’s reckless driving and extreme pace, the time of day, the heavy visitors in that space, and the approaching faculty zone, and terminated his tried visitors cease within the neighborhood of Paradise Lanes.” When the deputy obtained to the purple mild at East Blackstock and Hidden Hill Street, a trooper on an company motorbike, who had additionally witnessed the actions of the suspect automobile, pulled beside him along with his blue lights activated, based on Bobo. Bobo mentioned the trooper additionally lower off his blue lights. When the sunshine turned inexperienced, the trooper was in entrance as each he and the deputy continued touring down East Blackstock Street towards Dawkins Center Faculty, Bobo mentioned. As they approached Bradford Drive, the deputy and trooper found {that a} black Cadillac had been in a “violent collision” with one other automobile, based on Bobo. Bobo mentioned the deputy and trooper tried to assist Munyon, who was the motive force of the opposite automobile whereas making an attempt to detain the suspect they have been beforehand making an attempt to drag over. Munyon died on the scene, the coroner mentioned. Bobo mentioned the suspect was detained on the scene. The South Carolina Legislation Enforcement Division and the Greenville County Sheriff’s Workplace are investigating the incident.

The Upstate lady who died in what deputies are calling a “violent collision” was a instructor in South Carolina.

The coroner mentioned Jessica Ruth Munyon, 36, of Moore, South Carolina died Wednesday on the scene of the crash.

Jessica Munyon

Munyon was a instructor at South Carolina Whitmore Faculty, a digital highschool.

Faculty officers despatched the next assertion Thursday afternoon:

“South Carolina Whitmore Faculty is devastated to be taught of the latest passing of our beloved instructor, Jessica Munyon. Jessica joined the varsity in 2016 and had an unimaginable impression on the lives of scholars throughout South Carolina. Jessica faithfully not solely served as a instructor however as a division chair and advisor for ArtMore, a web based digital literary and artwork journal. She’s going to really be missed by your entire SC Whitmore Faculty household. Our deepest condolences are with the Munyon household throughout this tough time.”

Authorities mentioned Munyon was killed when a automotive a deputy had tried to cease collided together with her automotive.

The collision occurred simply after 4 p.m. on Blackstock Street close to Bradford Street within the Roebuck neighborhood, the coroner mentioned.

Earlier than the accident, a deputy and a trooper with the South Carolina Freeway had tried to cease a driver who had turned proper from Reidville Rd. onto E. Blackstock Street, “with a loud exhaust and squealing tires,” Bobo mentioned.

“The deputy activated his blue lights and siren to get across the vehicles in entrance of him within the flip lane in an try to cease the black Cadillac, however the Cadillac accelerated, began weaving out and in of each lanes and likewise handed different vehicles within the median, kicking up lots of mud,” Bobo mentioned in a information launch.

Bobo mentioned the deputy took into consideration “the suspect’s reckless driving and extreme pace, the time of day, the heavy visitors in that space, and the approaching faculty zone, and terminated his tried visitors cease within the neighborhood of Paradise Lanes.”

When the deputy obtained to the purple mild at East Blackstock and Hidden Hill Street, a trooper on an company motorbike, who had additionally witnessed the actions of the suspect automobile, pulled beside him along with his blue lights activated, based on Bobo.

Bobo mentioned the trooper additionally lower off his blue lights.

When the sunshine turned inexperienced, the trooper was in entrance as each he and the deputy continued touring down East Blackstock Street towards Dawkins Center Faculty, Bobo mentioned.

As they approached Bradford Drive, the deputy and trooper found {that a} black Cadillac had been in a “violent collision” with one other automobile, based on Bobo.

Bobo mentioned the deputy and trooper tried to assist Munyon, who was the motive force of the opposite automobile whereas making an attempt to detain the suspect they have been beforehand making an attempt to drag over.

Munyon died on the scene, the coroner mentioned.

Bobo mentioned the suspect was detained on the scene.

The South Carolina Legislation Enforcement Division and the Greenville County Sheriff’s Workplace are investigating the incident.