LEXINGTON COUNTY, SC — A White Knoll High School student is dead and a 60-year-old Lexington man is charged with felony DUI following a Friday morning crash.
Brandon T. Mayo, 15, of Lexington was killed in the two-vehicle crash, according to the Lexington County Coroner Harry Harman. According to the S.C. Highway Patrol, the crash occurred shortly before 8 a.m. at Old Barnwell Road near White Knoll Way. Mayo was driving a 2002 Pontiac two-door when he collided with a 2012 Honda Pilot.
The Pilot was driven by 60-year-old Michael Gray of Lexington. Lance Cpl. David Jones with the SCHP said Gray has been charged with felony DUI resulting in death, as well as possession of a controlled substance.
Both drivers were wearing seatbelts.
Mayo was pronounced dead at the scene. Gray was transported to the hospital.
The amount of love and respect traveling through White Knoll right now>>> ðððð❤️ #WhiteKnollFamily— Katie Jones //\\ (@KatieJones93) December 6, 2013
I love how much like a family White Knoll is. Ive never seen or heard of any other school like this. Id never want to be apart of any other.— Sandrah Almond (@sandraaahalmond) December 6, 2013
Everyone needs to send thoughts and prayers toward White Knoll High and all the center sophomores today. Rest in Peace, Brandon.— Ashley Metts (@aimetts) December 6, 2013
Clearly he brings sorrow to the White Knoll family but if he brought sorrow, then he once brought happiness. #RIPBrandon— Colin Sesler (@colinseslers) December 6, 2013
White Knoll Is Bring Tested Stay Strong Good Will See Everyone Through #RIPBrandon— Tyrel 2//\\ (@TheTyrelCarter) December 6, 2013
I'm still shocked that someone I spent my childhood with is now gone. But I'm more worried about his family. #RIPBrandon— Tristen Thompson (@tristeeen18) December 6, 2013
#RIPBrandon ðð— Stay Cute Nikki ♡ (@its_nikki_3itch) December 6, 2013
I'm just so blessed I got to meet such a wonderful person. #RIPBrandon— janellie (@JanellieAH) December 6, 2013