Coroner: Brookland-Cayce High School student dies in car crash, another student hurt
LEXINGTON COUNTY, S.C. (WIS) - The Lexington County Coroner’s Office (LCCO) identified a Brookland-Cayce High School student who died following a crash on Interstate 26.
According to Coroner Margaret Fisher, Rysaun D’Marian Foster, 17, was pronounced dead at the hospital from his injuries after his car went off the road and hit a tree near the 110-mile marker around 12:10 a.m. Sunday.
Another person in the car was also transported to the hospital with injuries, the coroner’s office said.
The West Columbia Police Department and LCCO are investigating the crash.
Lexington County School District Two released the following statement regarding Foster’s death:
“We are heartbroken to have learned the news that two of our Brookland-Cayce High School students were involved in a car accident early this morning, with one passing away and the other injured. Additional district and school counselors, social workers, and psychologists will be on hand Monday to support our students, staff, and families. We will continue to hold the families and loved ones of these two students in our thoughts during this incredibly difficult time.”
Brookland-Cayce High School Principal Vance Jones’s Statement on Foster’s death:
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