Passenger killed in moped crash identified as 26-year-old woman

Published: Aug. 27, 2017 at 4:34 PM EDT|Updated: Aug. 28, 2017 at 5:25 AM EDT
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LEXINGTON COUNTY, SC (WIS) - The Lexington County Coroner has identified the person who died in a crash involving a moped early Sunday morning in Lexington County.

Jessica Lynn Dunn, 26, died at the scene of the crash due to multiple traumatic injuries.

It happened just after 2 a.m. Sunday morning on US Highway 321 near Toole Smith Road.

Troopers with the South Carolina Highway Patrol said a Dodge pickup truck crashed into the back of a moped that was carrying two people causing both of the riders to be thrown.

The driver of the truck was not wearing a seat belt and was transported by EMS to a hospital in Richland County. The driver of the moped was not wearing a helmet and had to be airlifted to a hospital in Richland County. The driver's condition has not been released.

Dunn was the passenger on the moped. Troopers say she was wearing a helmet.

The crash remains under investigation by SCHP.

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