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Woman, 56, dies after vehicle hits tree in Batesburg

Coroner Margaret Fisher has identified the individual who died in a single-vehicle accident that occurred in the 2100 block of Broad Street, in Batesburg, at approximately 6 p.m., Tuesday. According to Fisher, Ms. Rhonda Faye Beaty, 56, of Leesville was pronounced dead at an area hospital due to her injuries. […]

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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 transportedfrom the scene and pronounced dead […]

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Man’s body found on I-20 in Lexington County

The Lexington County Sheriff’s Department, late Tuesday night, it was in the early stages of a death investigation along I-20 east between exits 51 and 55. I-20 East was closed in that area. State troopers set up a detour. The interstate was later reopened. It was closed after a man’s […]

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Lexington woman dies in West Columbia crash

Lexington County Coroner Margaret Fisher has identified the individual who died in a vehicle collision that occurred in the 2000 block of Old Dunbar Road in West Columbia at approximately 7:40 a.m. Monday. According to Fisher, Ms. Kayla Marie Troutman, 32, of Lexington was pronounced dead at the scene due […]

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Woman who hit tree died of medical event, says coroner

Lexington County Coroner Margaret Fisher has identified the motorist who died just after merging onto I-77 northbound from I-26 at approximately 11 a.m., Sunday. According to Fisher, Mrs. Vernetta Tillman, 73, of Columbia was pronounced dead at the scene.  Mrs. Tillman, who was wearing a seat belt, left the roadway […]

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1 person killed in I-77 crash

One person was killed around 11 a.m., Sunday in a crash on I-77, at the 1 Mile Marker in Lexington County. Master Trooper David Jones of the S.C. Highway Patrol reported the fatality. A 2013 Toyota Avalon was traveling north when the car left the interstate, veering left. The car […]