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Moped driver dies in crash near USC campus

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The driver of a moped that crashed near the University of South Carolina campus Monday afternoon has died.

Richland County Coroner Gary Watts said the incident happened around 3:30 p.m. near Pickens Street and Blossom Street in Columbia.

Watts said Paul T. Lowrance, 43, of Columbia was operating the moped when he lost control and struck a pole.

Lowrance was transported by EMS to Palmetto Richland Memorial Hospital. He died Monday at 1:20 a.m. from injuries received in the crash, the coroner said.

The Columbia Police Department continues to investigate.

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