Man, 59, is killed after being struck by bulldozer

Lexington County Coroner Margaret Fisher has identified the pedestrian who died due to being struck by a bulldozer on Thursday, shortly before 10 a.m. The incident occurred at GTR Complex, which is comprised of tracks and trails for use by recreational vehicles, near Swansea.

According to Fisher, Mr. James Byron Williams, 59, of Swansea was pronounced dead at the scene due to his injuries. Mr. Williams was guiding another vehicle when he was struck.

The operator of the bulldozer, who was not injured, and others present at the scene attempted to render aid. The Lexington County Sheriff’s Department is investigating.

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