Lexington County Coroner Margaret Fisher has identified the pedestrian who was killed after being struck by a vehicle on Thursday, shortly before 10 p.m. It happened near the intersection of Boiling Springs Road and Bethany Church Road.
According to Fisher, Mr. Willie Lee Simmons, 52, of Lexington was walking in the roadway when he was struck by a motor vehicle. Mr. Simmons was pronounced dead at the scene due to his injuries. The driver of the vehicle, who stopped immediately, was not injured. The South Carolina Highway Patrol is investigating.