Date of Incident: June 26th, 2023
South Carolina Reporting Authority: Lexington County Coroner’s Office
Type of Accident: Motorcycle Accident
Location of Accident: Augusta Road and I-26E On-ramp in Lexington, S.C.
Description of Accident: The Lexington County Coroner’s Office and the West Columbia Police Department are investigating a fatal crash that happened when a motorcyclist traveling westbound on Augusta Road lost control of his vehicle while attempting to enter the I-26 eastbound on-ramp. Sadly, the 63-year-old motorcycle driver was pronounced dead at the scene. Authorities say the crash occurred Monday around 7:00 am.