Man charged with felony DUI for crash that killed woman on motor - wistv.com - Columbia, South Carolina

Man charged with felony DUI for crash that killed woman on motorcycle

Alvin Thomas (Source: Lexington County Sheriff's Department) Alvin Thomas (Source: Lexington County Sheriff's Department)
LEXINGTON COUNTY, SC (WIS) -

The Lexington County Coroner has identified the woman who died in a four-vehicle crash in Lexington County.

The accident happened around 6:30 p.m. Saturday on Highway 321 at Woodtrail Drive in Gaston.

Senior Trooper Hannah Wimberly says a pickup truck and two motorcycles were stopped in traffic when a Dodge pickup struck the two motorcycles from behind, causing one of the motorcycles to hit the stopped pickup truck. 

Lexington County Coroner Margaret Fisher says Dawn Davis Kirkland, 51, of Gaston, was a passenger on one of the motorcycles. She was thrown from the motorcycle and died at the scene. Fisher says Kirkland was not wearing a helmet. 

The driver of the Dodge pickup, 35-year-old Alvin Thomas, has been charged with felony DUI.

The conditions of the other victims involved are not known at this time. The crash remains under investigation by the South Carolina Highway Patrol and the Lexington County Coroner's Office. 

Funeral services for Kirkland will be held on Thursday, March 12 at the Thompson Funeral Home of Lexington Chapel.

Copyright 2015 WIS. All rights reserved.

  • Trending StoriesTrending StoriesMore>>

  • College student arrested; tried to trade chicken alfredo, Sprite for sex

    College student arrested; tried to trade chicken alfredo, Sprite for sex

    Wednesday, December 13 2017 3:38 PM EST2017-12-13 20:38:04 GMT

    Youngstown State University student Albert Maruna was caught red-handed and arrested this week after he allegedly attempted to have sex with a 15-year-old boy, who turned out to be an undercover officer.  

    More >>

    Youngstown State University student Albert Maruna was caught red-handed and arrested this week after he allegedly attempted to have sex with a 15-year-old boy, who turned out to be an undercover officer.  

    More >>
  • Roy Moore responds after Senate loss to Doug Jones

    Roy Moore responds after Senate loss to Doug Jones

    Wednesday, December 13 2017 10:58 PM EST2017-12-14 03:58:33 GMT
    (Source: Moore campaign)(Source: Moore campaign)

    Roy Moore has released a statement following his loss to Senator-elect Doug Jones in Tuesday's election.  Moore released a video to the people of Alabama. The transcript is below: Tomorrow, my wife and I will celebrate our 32nd wedding anniversary. I want to thank her and all my family, for standing with me through this long and arduous campaign. And of course, I want to thank all of you who have stood with me in this very important battle for the future of our country. We ...

    More >>

    Roy Moore has released a statement following his loss to Senator-elect Doug Jones in Tuesday's election.  Moore released a video to the people of Alabama. The transcript is below: Tomorrow, my wife and I will celebrate our 32nd wedding anniversary. I want to thank her and all my family, for standing with me through this long and arduous campaign. And of course, I want to thank all of you who have stood with me in this very important battle for the future of our country. We ...

    More >>
Powered by Frankly