Lexington County, SC (WLTX)- The passenger of a vehicle is now dead after being air lifted from the scene Saturday Morning on Broad St in Lexington County, According to the South Carolina Highway Patrol.
Authorities say just after 9:30am on Saturday, the driver, Nicholas Otto, 23, was traveling north on Broad Street when the vehicle ran off the road into a ditch, overturned and struck a utility pole. Nicholas Otto was not wearing a seatbelt and was ejected from the vehicle.
Otto and the passenger, Christopher Otto, 21, were both air lifted to Palmetto Richland Hospital where the passenger died as a result of the injuries obtained in the accident.
The accident remains under investigation by the Lexington County Coroner's Office and the South Carolina Highway Patrol.