Alexis Nicole Evans of West Columbia died on the spot while Maliyah Claire Scott of Lexington died at the hospital after a fatal Lexington County car crash in South Carolina. The wreck occurred on Friday, August 20, 2021, on W. Dunbar Road.
Police say the two 18-year-old girls were legally attempting to cross Edmund Highway to Old Dunbar Road when a second vehicle on Old Dunbar failed to give them the right of way. It crashed into their vehicle, killing Alexis on the scene. She was not wearing a seatbelt.
Maliyah was rushed to the hospital where she later died.
The two were in a 2016 Ford Focus when they were struck by a man driving a 2004 Chevrolet pickup truck. The driver of the pick-up suffered injuries for which he was hospitalized.