Coroner identifies man killed in Lexington motorcycle crash

Lexington County Coroner Margaret Fisher has identified the individual who was killed in a motorcycle-versus-automobile accident at approximately 5 p.m. on Thursday.

Mark Christopher Wheaton, 29, of Lexington was killed in the accident in the 5500 block of Sunset Boulevard in Lexington.

Wheaton, who was a passenger on the motorcycle, succumbed to the injuries he sustained and was pronounced dead at the scene, according to Fisher.

The driver of the motorcycle was transported to an area hospital. His condition is unknown at this time.The accident remains under investigation by the Lexington County Coroner’s Office and the Lexington Police Department.

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