LEXINGTON COUNTY, SC (WIS) - The driver who died in a head-on collision on Fernandina Road Monday night has now been identified.
Lexington County Coroner Margaret Fisher said 51-year-old Calvin Casson was killed in the crash.
According to the South Carolina Highway Patrol, a 1993 GMC pickup truck driven by Casson was traveling east on Fernandina Road just after 7 p.m. when a tractor-trailer on I-26 went off the right side of the road, made its way through a fence, and collided head-on with the truck.
The tractor-trailer continued to move into a car dealership on Fernandina Road where it hit a few parked cars.
Casson, who lived in Columbia, was entrapped and died on the scene of the crash. The driver of the tractor-trailer suffered minor injuries.
The collision is being investigated by the South Carolina Highway Patrol.