Lexington County Coroner ID's victim in fatal Augusta Road collision
Lexington, SC - Lexington County Coroner Margaret Fisher has identified the individual killed in a motor vehicle collision on January 29, 2019 at approximately 7:00 P.M. in the 4700 block of Augusta Road in Lexington.
According to the Coroner, Shania Holcombe, 23, of Batesburg-Leesville was the driver of a northbound vehicle that collided head-on with a vehicle in the median lane. Ms. Holcombe, who was not wearing a seat belt, was pronounced dead at the scene. Her passenger was transported to an area hospital in reportedly critical condition. Two occupants of the other vehicle were transported with non-life-threatening injuries.
The South Carolina Highway Patrol continues to investigate the cause of this fatal collision.