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Fatal collision has Shore Road closed

Lake Murray, SC (Paul Kirby) – Lexington County EMS, the fire service, and law enforcement are on the scene of a fatal car crash on Shore Road at Belle Lindler Road. The first calls for assistance came in around 12:15 p.m. Monday. Callers advised that there was someone trapped in the wreckage of a vehicle that had gone off the road and the car was on fire.

Lexington County firefighters were quickly on the scene and put the fire out. They have since said that have at least one fatality on the scene of this accident. Lexington County has said that Shore Road was completely closed at Belle Lindler and will remain that way for the foreseeable future. Troopers from the SC Highway Patrol, assisted by the Lexington County Coroner’s Office, will investigate the crash.

Lexington County Coroner Margaret Fisher will release the name or names of the person/s killed in that crash. Until she does so, she asks that anyone who sees the accident refrain from posting vehicle descriptions on the internet or social media.

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