Lexington County Coroner Margaret Fisher has identified the individual who died in a single-vehicle accident in the 1500 block of Old Cherokee Road in Lexington shortly after 9:30 p.m. on Thursday.
According to Fisher, Mr. Brier Murray Hudson, 19, of Pelion was traveling westbound on Old Cherokee Road when the vehicle he was the passenger in left the road and overturned. Mr. Hudson, who was not wearing a seatbelt, was pronounced dead at the scene due to the injuries sustained in the accident. The driver of the vehicle, who was also not wearing a seatbelt at the time of the accident, was transported to a local hospital with serious injuries.
The Lexington County Coroner’s Office as well as the South Carolina Highway Patrol and their MAIT team continue to investigate the incident.