Boiling Springs, SC (Diana Nation) - Lexington County Coroner Margaret Fisher has identified the pedestrian who was killed as a result of being struck by a motor vehicle. This occurred on January 23, 2020 shortly before 10:00 P.M. near the intersection of Boiling Springs Road and Bethany Church Road.
According to Coroner Fisher, Mr. Willie Lee Simmons, 52, of Lexington was walking in the roadway when he was struck by a vehicle. Mr. Simmons died at the scene as a result of the injuries he sustained. The driver of the vehicle, who stopped immediately, was not injured.
This incident remains under investigation by the South Carolina Highway Patrol.