Update: Two killed in Lexington County crash identified

cwinston@thestate.comNovember 14, 2013 

— Two people were killed early Thursday morning in a single-vehicle crash in Lexington County.

The Lexington County Coroner’s Office identified the deceased as Nicholas Anthony Critzman, 20, of Lexington and Jack Laverne Chandler III, 18, of Lexington.

The victims crashed about 2:45 a.m. on Pond Branch Road, two miles west of Lexington, according to Lance Cpl. David Jones with the S.C. Highway Patrol. Critzman, who was driving the 1990 Pontiac Firebird west on Pond Branch, left the roadway to the left and struck a utility pole.

Both men were wearing seatbelts and were pronounced dead at the scene.

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