Fatal Accident in Lexington Involving a Motorcycle and a Truck
The SC Highway Patrol and the Lexington County Coroner's office investigated an accident that killed one person Saturday afternoon. The accident involved a motorcycle and a truck. The victim, Walter Ard, was driving his motorcycle west on Old Barnwell Road when he collided with a pickup truck at Collumwood Circle. The truck driver had stopped to pick up a piece of metal that was in the roadway. Police say that Ard was traveling at a high rate of speed and was pronounced dead at the scene.