Coroner confirms that one died in single vehicle crash on Crystal Springs Drive Friday night
Pelion, SC (Paul Kirby) – Lexington County Coroner Margaret Fisher has now confirmed that one person died in the wreck that occurred in the 600 block of Crystal Springs Drive near Pelion just after10:00 PM on Friday, September 22, 2017. This was close to the intersection of Crystal Springs and Noah Lucas Road.
According to Fisher, Jerry Lee Sharpe, 42, of West Columbia was pronounced dead at the scene due to injuries sustained when he was ejected from his vehicle. Sharpe’s vehicle dropped off the side of the roadway, then overturned multiple times after he attempted to regain control. Sharpe was not wearing a seatbelt when the incident occurred.
The accident remains under investigation by the South Carolina Highway Patrol.