Fatal collision blocks road in front of Saxe Gotha Elementary School

LEXINGTON CO., S.C. (WOLO) – Officials with the South Carolina Department of Highway Patrol are still investigating the cause of a fatal collision that blocked the road in front of Saxe Gotha Elementary School early Wednesday morning.

Authorities say the collision happened before 7 a.m. today on Old Orangeburg Road between a vehicle and a moped.

According to investigators, one person has died, but no students are involved in the collision.

Coroner Margaret Fisher identified the victim as Scott Andrew Woodruff, 33.

The Lexington man was pronounced dead at the scene after being struck be an upcoming vehicle as it attempted to turn left.

Coroner Fisher said the driver did stop to render aid.

Highway Patrol is investigating this incident.

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