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2 teens die in West Columbia crash, coroner identifies

Lexington County Coroner Margaret Fisher is releasing the identities of the two individuals
who died in a two vehicle accident on Friday at the intersection of Edmund
Highway and Old Dunbar Road in West Columbia.

According to Fisher, Alexis Nicole Evans, 18, of West Columbia and Maliyah Claire
Scott, 18, of Lexington were traveling W. Dunbar Road, attempting to cross Edmund
Highway to Old Dunbar Road when another vehicle failed to yield right of way.

Ms. Evans, who was not wearing a seatbelt, was pronounced deceased on scene due to her injuries
while Ms. Scott, who was wearing a seatbelt, was transported to an area hospital where she
later died from the injuries she sustained in the accident.

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