111 North 12th Street

West Columbia, SC 29169

 $50 instore rebate off

4 tires

 Plus 50% off alignment 

23-year old man perishes in collision on Columbia Airport Expressway

West Columbia, SC (Paul Kirby) – Lexington County Chief Deputy Coroner Candace Berry, spokesperson for Coroner Margaret Fisher, released the name of the young man who was killed Sunday afternoon in a collision on Columbia Airport property. In her release, Coroner Fisher identified the victim as Alexander R. Jeffcoat, 23, of Lexington.

Coroner Fisher stated that this was a single vehicle accident that occurred on the Columbia Airport Expressway in West Columbia. This is the road that travels through the airport's property. It happened at approximately 5:15 p.m. on Sunday, November 24, 2019. According to Coroner Fisher, Jeffcoat was pronounced dead at the scene due to his injuries.

Her release went on to say that Jeffcoat’s vehicle left the right side of the roadway and overturned. He was not wearing a seat belt when the incident occurred. A passenger in the vehicle, who was wearing a seat belt, was transported to an area hospital with minor injuries.

A team of first responders from the Columbia Metropolitan Airport's Crash, Fire & Rescue Department were first to arrive on scene. They were quickly backed up by Lexington County EMS and the county's fire service.

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

Keep Your News Free - Donate to The Ledger
Call the Editor
(803) 587-3144

Counter reset on January 30, 2018 with total hits of 966,512 to date

Call Paul Kirby

(803) 587-3144

Nancy Road Digital Media Inc.

                                                                                      DBA: The Lexington Ledger

Contact: (803) 587-3144                                                                                                           Tips call the hotline at: (803) 587-3144

email: thelexingtonledger@gmail.com                                                                                      Content protected by US copyright laws

                                                                                                                                                 Advertising / marketing call Paul (803) 587-3144


© 2023 by "This Just In". Proudly created with Wix.com