Batesburg man dies in vehicle crash on Monday night
Lexington, SC (Paul Kirby) - Lexington County Coroner Margaret Fisher has released the identity of a man who died as a result of a single motor vehicle accident that occurred in the 800 block of Haven Road at approximately 9:45 p.m. on Monday night. According to Coroner Fisher, Christopher Lee Oswalt, 28, of Batesburg was pronounced dead at the scene due to injuries sustained in the accident. According to the coroner’s office, Oswalt’s vehicle crossed the center line and continued traveling off the left side of the roadway, where it collided with a tree. According to the coroner, Oswalt was not wearing a seatbelt when the collision occurred.
The South Carolina Highway Patrol is investigating the accident.