NEWS

1 killed in Lexington County crash

One person was killed and another was injured in an early-morning Tuesday crash in Lexington County.

The single-vehicle collision occurred at about 3:40 a.m. on S.C. 113 (Wagener Highway near Leesville) close to the intersection with U.S. 17 (Fairview Road) according to Master Trooper David Jones of the SC Highway patrol.

A Ford Ranger pickup truck was heading north on S.C. 113 and ran off the road on the left side and hit a tree, Jones said. The passenger in the truck died in the crash. The driver of the truck sustained injuries and was taken to the hospital.