NEWS

Coroner identifies man killed in Lexington County crash

Lexington County Coroner Margaret Fisher has identified the individual who was killed in a single-vehicle accident that occurred at approximately 2:45 a.m. Monday, at the intersection of Pine Grove Road and Fairview Road.

According to Fisher, Mr. Allen Maurice Johnson, 53, of Leesville was transported
from the scene and pronounced dead at an area hospital due to his injuries. Mr. Johnson
was traveling along Pine Grove Road, disregarded the stop sign at Fairview Road, and his
vehicle went down an embankment, then collided with a fence and a tree. Mr. Johnson was
wearing a seat belt when the collision occurred.

The South Carolina Highway Patrol is investigating.