One killed in single-vehicle collision in Lexington County

Updated: May. 5, 2021 at 9:55 AM EDT
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LEESVILLE, S.C. (WIS) - One person has died after a single-vehicle collision Tuesday evening in Lexington County.

According to South Carolina Highway Patrol, the collision occurred at 6:05 p.m. on Broad Street near Fredonia Road, around one mile east of Batesburg/Leesville.

Coroner Margaret Fisher has identified the individual as Rhonda Faye Beaty, 56, of Leesville. Officials say Beaty’s vehicle veered off of the right side of the road and collided with a tree.

Officials say she was not wearing a seatbelt and was the only occupant in the vehicle.

Beaty was transported to a nearby hospital where she was later pronounced dead.

The South Carolina Highway Patrol is investigating the accident.

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