Lexington County Coroner identifies man killed in crash

Lexington County Coroner Margaret Fisher has identified the individual who died in a motor vehicle collision.It occurred in the 1800 block of S.C. Highway 6, near Blackville Road, just before 1 a.m., Sunday.

According to Fisher, Mr. Juan Carlos Chavero, 38, of Swansea was pronounced dead at the scene due to his injuries.

Mr. Chavero was traveling along S.C. Hwy 6 when an oncoming vehicle crossed the center line and the two collided. Mr. Chavero was not wearing a seat belt when the incident occurred.

The driver of the other vehicle, who was also not wearing a seat belt, was transported to an area hospital with non-life-threatening injuries. The collision is under investigation by the South Carolina Highway Patrol.

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