Driver involved in Lexington accident that killed one charged with felony DUI

Marshall Brandon McFarland (Lexington County Sheriff's Department)

LEXINGTON COUNTY, SC (WACH) – The driver of the vehicle involved in a deadly crash this past weekend has been charged with felony DUI.

Marshall Brandon McFarland is charged with felony DUI after he attempted to pass another car in the emergency lane on Interstate 20 near mile marker 60 Saturday night, according to the Lexington County Coroner’s Office.

The accident killed 21-year-old Wyatt Dakota Duvall on scene. Duval wasn’t wearing a seat belt, but McFarland was, according to the South Carolina Highway Patrol.

McFarland's Acura left the roadway, came back in the roadway and then overturned multiple times, according to the coroner.

McFarland was taken to the hospital for non-life-threatening injuries.

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