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Coroner identifies man who died in Lexington wreck Thursday

Lexington, SC - Lexington County Coroner Margaret Fisher has identified the man who died as a result of a motor vehicle collision that occurred on Augusta Road at Morgan Drive in Lexington shortly after 07:00 a.m. on Thursday, November 15, 2018. According to Coroner Fisher,Rusty Wayne Shull Jr., 22, of Columbia, originally from Circleville, Ohio, was pronounced dead at the scene due to injuries sustained.

Shull was traveling westbound on Augusta Road when a vehicle entered the roadway from Morgan Drive and struck his vehicle. The initial collision caused Shull’s vehicle to cross into the eastbound lanes where two additional vehicles collided with his. Shull was not wearing a seat belt when the incident occurred. The drivers of the other vehicles were transported to an area hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.

The collision is under investigation by the Lexington Police Department.

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