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Man dies in West Columbia collision Friday

A West Columbia man died in a collision on US 1 Friday afternoon.
Lexington County Coroner Margaret Fisher  said the man died in a motor vehicle collision in the 2900 block of Augusta Road at approximately 4:30 pm.
Cody Dean Laux, 26, of West Columbia was pronounced dead at the scene, according to Fisher.
Laux was traveling east on Augusta Road when he lost control of his vehicle, crossed the center line, and collided head-on with
an oncoming vehicle.
Laux was wearing a seat belt at the time of the incident, and no other injuries were reported.
The collision is under investigation by the West Columbia Police Department.

Photo from the West Columbia Fire Department


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