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Pedestrian Fatally Struck by Bulldozer

Lexington, SC (Paul Kirby) - Lexington County Coroner Margaret Fisher has confirmed that the victim of a construction equipment accident has died. Fisher has identified that person as James Byron Williams, 59, of Swansea.

Fisher confirmed that Williams was struck by a bulldozer shortly before 10:00 a.m. on Thursday, October 31, 2019. The incident occurred at GTR Complex, which is comprised of tracks and trails for use by recreational vehicles, near Swansea.

According to Coroner Fisher, Williams was pronounced dead at the scene due to his injuries. Williams was guiding another vehicle when he was struck. The operator of the bulldozer, who was not injured, and others present at the scene attempted to render aid. The Lexington County Sheriff’s Department is investigating.

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