Fatal crash claims the life of Midlands high school student

Fatal crash claims the life of Midlands high school student

LEXINGTON, SC (WIS) - A fatal crash in Lexington County claimed the life of a teenager Friday night.

The Lexington County Coroner identified the victim as 17-year-old Taylor Renee Kizer of Lexington, SC.

Troopers with the South Carolina Highway Patrol say the collision happened at 7:18 p.m. on Augusta Highway in Lexington. Kizer was traveling north on Augusta Highway, troopers say, when she ran off the right side of the roadway. Troopers say Kizer over corrected and came back on the road, striking another car before overturning and being thrown from the car.

The driver of the other car involved was not injured.

Troopers say Kizer was transported from the scene to the hospital where she later died. According to her obituary, Kizer was a student at Gray Collegiate Academy.

The crash remains under investigation by the South Carolina Highway Patrol.

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