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One man dead following wrong lane crash on Highway 321 near Gaston

Lexington, SC 05/15/2024 - Lexington County Coroner Margaret Fisher positively identified the man who died in a multi-vehicle crash near Gaston Tuesday. This wreck happened in the 4300 block of Highway 321 at approximately 2:10 p.m. on May 14, 2024.

According to Coroner Fisher, Whiteford Cornell McWaters, 53, of Summerville, SC was traveling northbound on Highway 321 toward Cayce when he was struck head-on by a vehicle traveling southbound in the northbound lane. McWaters, who was not wearing a seatbelt, was transported to an area hospital where he was pronounced dead due to the injuries he sustained. The driver of the other vehicle was transported to an area hospital, but that person’s injuries have not been released. 


The Lexington County Coroner’s Office and South Carolina Highway Patrol continue to investigate the incident.


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