Woman dies in head-on collision in Lexington

Lexington County Coroner Margaret Fisher has identified the individual killed in a motor vehicle collision Tuesday. The incident occurred  at approximately 7 p.m. in the 4700 block of Augusta Road in Lexington.

According to Fisher, Ms. Shania Holcombe, 23, of Batesburg-Leesville was the driver of a northbound vehicle that collided head-on with a vehicle in the median lane.

Ms. Holcombe, who was not wearing a seat belt, was pronounced dead at the scene.  Ms. Holcombe’s passenger was transported to an area hospital in reportedly critical condition, and two occupants of the other vehicle were transported with non-life-threatening injuries.

The South Carolina Highway Patrol is investigating.


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