Midlands man killed after car strikes telephone pole

LEXINGTON COUNTY, SC (WIS) - A Gaston man died Saturday afternoon after he lost control of his vehicle and struck a telephone pole, according to the Lexington County coroner.

Larry Lenton McCroan, 53, was driving a 2002 GMC Sonoma north on Fish Hatchery Road in Pelion. That's when troopers said he lost control of his vehicle and went off the road.

He was pronounced dead at the scene, according to the coroner, from multiple head and body trauma.

Officers said he was wearing a seat belt.

The South Carolina Highway Patrol and the Lexington County Coroner's Office are continuing to investigate the crash.

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