2 killed in West Columbia crash

dprice@thestate.comJuly 10, 2013 

— The authorities are investigating a fatal one-car crash Tuesday night on Meeting Street in West Columbia, according to the Lexington County Coroner’s Office.

Michael A. Cason, 53, and Ashley Brittner, 22, were both killed when the Ford Fiesta they were passengers in left the road and hit a sign about 10:35 p.m. They were pronounced dead at the scene.

The car’s driver was taken to Palmetto Health Richland for treatment of his injuries.

The coroner’s office and the West Columbia Police Department are both investigating the crash.

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