Lexington County Corner Identifies two killed in double pedestrian accident
Lexington, SC - According to Lexington County Coroner Margaret Fisher, two individuals who were struck by a vehicle at approximately 8:25 PM on Wednesday, August 31, 2016, in the 4400 block of Augusta Road in Gilbert, SC, have been identified as Rashmikant Shah, age 64, and his wife Anjali Rashmikant Shah, age 60, both of Gilbert, SC.
Mr. and Mrs. Shah were walking in the center lane of the highway when they were struck by a vehicle traveling east on Augusta Road. Both individuals were pronounced dead at the scene from the injuries they sustained. The driver of the vehicle was not injured.
Autopsies performed on Thursday, September 1, 2016, indicated that Mr. and Mrs. Shah suffered multiple head and body trauma.
The accident remains under investigation by the Lexington County Coroner’s Office and the South Carolina Highway Patrol.