Two Killed in Lexington County Car Accident

5:58 PM, Jul 16, 2013   |    comments
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Lexington County, SC (WLTX) - Two people are dead after a car ran off the road near Batesburg-Leesville late Monday night.

The incident took place on U.S. 178 near Magellan Road.

According to troopers, the car was travelling east on the road when it ran off the left side of the road and struck a tree. The vehicle then rolled over a few times.

Investigators say none of the occupants was wearing a seat belt, and were ejected from the car.

A man and woman inside were killed in the collision. A third person was taken to the hospital.

The collision remains under investigation.

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