Lexington teen is killed on ATV hit by tractor-trailer

Lexington County Coroner Margaret Fisher has identified the individual who died as a result of a motor vehicle collision. It occurred in the 300 block of Truex Road in Leesville at approximately 12:55 p.m. Saturday.

According to Coroner Fisher, Mr. Bailey Sexton Endsley, 17, of Lexington was pronounced dead at the scene. Mr. Endsley was crossing Truex Road on an all-terrain vehicle when he was struck by a tractor trailer. Mr. Endsley was not wearing a helmet at the time of the collision, and he sustained multiple traumatic injuries. The driver of the tractor trailer, who was not injured, stopped immediately to render aid.

The collision remains under investigation by the South Carolina Highway Patrol.

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