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Man killed in vehicle accident near Gaston

Gaston, SC (Paul Kirby) – Lexington County Coroner Margaret Fisher has released the identity of the man who died after being involved in a motor vehicle collision that occurred at approximately 7:00 p.m. Saturday evening. The accident occurred in the 4200 block of U.S. 321 south neear Gardners Terrace Road in Gaston.

According to Coroner Fisher, Jeff Coswell, 49, of Columbia was the passenger in a southbound vehicle that ran off the road and overturned. Coswell, who was not wearing a seat belt at the time of the crash, was pronounced dead at the scene due to his injuries. The driver was transported to an area hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.

The incident remains under investigation by the South Carolina Highway Patrol.

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