Lexington County Coroner Margaret Fisher has identified the individual who died as a result of a motor vehicle collision around 4:30 p.m. Friday. The incident occurred in the 2900 block of Augusta Road.
According to Fisher, Mr. Cody Dean Laux, 26, of West Columbia, was pronounced dead at the scene due to injuries sustained. Laux was traveling eastbound on Augusta Road when he lost control of his vehicle, crossed the center line, and collided head-on with an oncoming vehicle. He was wearing a seat belt at the time of the incident, and no other injuries were reported.
The collision is under investigation by the West Columbia Police Department.