COLUMBIA, SC — Richland County coroner Gary Watts has identified the man who died in a Labor Day moped crash as Paul T. Lowrence, 43, of 3840 Overbrook Driver in Columbia.
The crash happened in broad daylight, around 3:30 p.m., near Blossom and Pickens streets near Maxcy Gregg Park and the Five Points area.
Watts said Lowrance “lost control and struck a pole.”
Lowrance died early Tuesday morning at Palmetto Health Richland.
The Columbia Police Department Traffic Safety Unit continues to investigate.
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