West Columbia Man Dies in Moped Accident

West Columbia, SC (WLTX) - A West Columbia man has died in a moped collision Tuesday morning.

The incident took place around 11:50 a.m. at 940 Glenn Street.

Investigators say the victim, identified as 56-year-old Gilberto Fontanez, lost control of the vehicle and hit a utility pole. He died at the scene.

The accident remains under investigation by the Lexington County Coroner's Office and the West Columbia Police Department.


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