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Man dies in two vehicle crash

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LEXINGTON COUNTY, SC (WIS) -

A Lexington man is dead after losing control of his vehicle and colliding with a mini-van early Wednesday morning.

According to the South Carolina Highway Patrol, the incident happened around 6:50 a.m. on Pond Branch Road approximately one mile west of Interstate 20.

The Lexington County Coroner's Office says David E. Howell, Jr., 52, was driving a Chevrolet Lumina westbound when he lost control and swerved into the oncoming lane, striking a Dodge Caravan traveling eastbound.

Howell was pronounced dead at the scene. He was not wearing a seatbelt.

The driver of the mini-van was transported to Palmetto Health Richland Hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

The crash remains under investigation by the Lexington County Coroner's Office and the South Carolina Highway Patrol.

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