Blythewood Woman Killed in Lexington County Crash

LEXINGTON (Feb. 1, 2017) – A Blythewood woman was killed last week in a two-car crash on Highway 378 in Lexington County.

Lexington County Coroner Margaret Fisher said Autumn Victoria Joiner, 20, was pronounced dead at the scene of the accident, which occurred at approximately 5:45 p.m., Jan. 24.

According to the S.C. Highway Patrol, Joiner was driving a 1996 Honda Accord south on Clubside Drive, approaching the intersection of Clubside Drive and Highway 378. Joiner failed to yield the right-of-way at the intersection, the Highway Patrol said, and pulled in front of a 2001 Dodge Durango that was traveling west on Highway 378. The Durango struck Joiner’s Accord as it entered onto Highway 378.

Joiner was not wearing a seat belt at the time of the collision, the Highway Patrol said. The driver of the Durango was not injured in the accident.

The crash remains under investigation by the Highway Patrol.

 

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