Paris S. Franklin, 16, and Alton Ray Keisler, 56, killed in crash involving semi truck at U.S. 1/Augusta Road and 12th Street in West Columbia, South Carolina

Modified Date: 
Tue, 09/20/2022 - 7:25am
Accident Date: 
Sunday, September 18, 2022

Crash with tractor trailer kills two, closes busy Lexington County road, police say

That’s an area of West Columbia densely packed with restaurants and retail businesses that’s about a mile from the Gervais Street bridge and the Congaree River. 

Teen girl and truck driver killed in Lexington County crash, coroner says

Paris S. Franklin, a 16-year-old Lexington resident, and Alton Ray Keisler, a 56-year-old from Gilbert, died at the scene of Sunday night’s wreck in West Columbia, Coroner Margaret Fisher said in a news release.


People Involved: 
Paris S. Franklin
Alton Ray Keisler