Day: November 9, 2020

Motorcycle rider dies crash in Fairfield Co, SC: Official

A 23-year-old Midlands man was killed in a motorcycle crash over the weekend, the Fairfield County Coroner’s Office said Monday.

Benaiah Lawson was killed in the two-vehicle collision that Fairfield County Coroner Chris Hill called an accident in a news release.

The Winnsboro resident hit another vehicle at about 4:30 p.m. Sunday at the intersection of 9th Street and U.S. 321, according to the release. That’s in Winnsboro, across the street from Fairfield Central High School.

Lawson was riding a motorcycle that was heading north on U.S. 321 when he crashed into a vehicle that was turning off 9th Street onto the bypass, Hill said.

Lawson was taken to a Prisma Health hospital in Richland County, where he died, according to the release.

No other injuries were reported by the coroner’s office.

Information was not available if Lawson was wearing a helmet.

There was no word on possible criminal

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