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Coroner identifies Lexington man killed in motorcycle collision on Hwy. 6

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LEXINGTON COUNTY, SC (WIS) -

The Lexington County Coroner has identified a Lexington man who was killed in a deadly motorcycle crash that happened Friday night. 

The coroner identified the victim as Rueben Wyatt Baughman, 31, of Lexington. 

South Carolina Highway Patrol troopers said the incident happened just before 9 p.m. Baughman, who was driving a 1986 Suzuki Motorcycle, was traveling east on South Carolina Highway 6 near Pleasant View Drive when he lost control. The coroner said Baughman was attempting to pass another car when he was ejected from his motorcycle as he maneuvered to avoid a collision with an oncoming car. 

Officials said Baughman was wearing a helmet at the time of the crash. He was pronounced dead at the scene of the collision due to his injuries. 

SCHP continues to investigate this crash. 

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