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1 person dies in Lexington County crash, Tuesday night

One person was killd in a head-on collision, on Edmund Highway near Tina Drive Tuesday night. The crash also resulted in two others being injured and taken to the hospital.

This crash occurred at 8:43 p.m., according to Lance Cpl. Tyler Tidwell of the SC Highway Patrol. He said a 2013 Chevy Cruze, with two people in it, was travelling east on Edmund Highway. A 2000 GMC Yukon, traveling west, crossed the the highway and struck the Cruze.

The driver of the Cruze died in the crash. The passenger in the Cruze and the driver of the Yukon were injured and transported to Prisma Health’s Palmetto Richland. Lexington County Coroner Margaret Fisher is expected to release the name of the person who died, later today.