Moped passenger killed on U.S. 321 near Swansea identified
Lexington, SC (Paul Kirby) - Lexington County Coroner Margaret Fisher has identified the individual who died when a moped was struck by a pickup truck on August 27, 2017 at approximately 2:10 A.M. This accident happened on Southbound Road (U.S. 321) near the Swansea area.
According to Fisher, Ms. Jessica Lynn Dunn, 26, was the passenger on a moped that was hit from behind by a 2005 Dodge pickup while traveling south on U.S. 321. Ms. Dunn, who was wearing a helmet when the collision occurred, and she and the moped driver were ejected. The driver was airlifted to Palmetto Health Richland; however, Ms. Dunn died at the scene due to multiple traumatic injuries.
The collision remains under investigation by the South Carolina Highway Patrol.