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22-year-old killed in Lexington County crash, says coroner

Lexington County Coroner Margaret Fisher has identified the individual who died in a single-vehicle accident that occurred in the 800 block of Rock N Creek Road, Leesville, at approximately 09:20 p.m., Monday.

According to Fisher, Mr. William Rikard Swygert, 22, of Leesville was pronounced dead at an area hospital due to his injuries. Mr. Swygert’s vehicle left the right side of the road and overturned. Mr. Swygert was not wearing a seat belt at the time. The incident is under investigation by the South Carolina Highway Patrol.