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Moped rider killed on North Lake Drive near Jakes Landing

Lexington, SC (Paul Kirby) - Lexington County Coroner Margaret Fisher has identified a man who died as a result of a moped versus vehicle collision that occurred at North Lake Drive Saturday. The crash occurred near Jake’s Landing Road at approximately 6:40 PM on February 22, 2020. According to Coroner Fisher, David Welborn, 54, of Lexington was pronounced dead at the scene due to his injuries.

Welborn was operating a moped across North Lake Drive, toward Jakes Landing Road, when he crossed into oncoming traffic and was struck by a vehicle. He was not wearing a helmet when the collision occurred. The driver and passenger of the vehicle he collided with were not injured.

The South Carolina Highway Patrol is investigating the incident.

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