Columbia woman dies in Lexington County car crash

Published: Nov. 17, 2023 at 11:55 AM EST
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LEXINGTON COUNTY, S.C. (WIS) - A Columbia woman died following a single-vehicle crash in Lexington County.

The crash happened on Thursday around 2:30 p.m.

Lexington County Coroner Margaret Fisher identified the woman as Elfriede Kreutzer Martin, 87.

According to the South Carolina Highway Patrol (SCHP), Martin, who was driving a 2018 Toyota SUV, was traveling south on Sandy Run Road when she ran off the road, hitting a ditch and several trees.

Martin was transported to Prisma Health Richland, where she later died from her injuries.

Fisher said the South Carolina Highway Patrol and the Lexington County Coroner’s Office are investigating the incident.

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