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Coroner Fisher says two teens died in collision near South Congaree Friday

Lexington, SC 08/21/2021 (Paul Kirby) - Lexington County Coroner Margaret Fisher said Saturday morning that two teenagers were killed in a collision on Friday, August 21, 2021, just outside the South Congaree town limits. According to Coroner Fisher, the collision took place at the intersection of Edmund Highway and Old Dunbar Road adjacent to the Columbia Airport property.

Fisher said that two young ladies, Alexis Nicole Evans, 18, of West Columbia and Maliyah Claire Scott, 18, of Lexington were traveling southeast on West Dunbar Road when they attempted to cross Edmund Highway onto Old Dunbar Road. At the intersection, a pickup truck failed to yield right of way at the traffic signal and hit the vehicle the teens were in. Evans, who was not wearing a seatbelt, was pronounced deceased on scene due to her injuries. Scott, who was wearing a seatbelt, was transported to an area hospital where she later died from the injuries she sustained in the accident.


The South Carolina Highway Patrol is investigating the incident.


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