Fatal Crash Involving Tractor Trailer on I-26

Columbia, SC (WLTX) One person is dead after an afternoon crash on I-26 near the Ballentine, White Rock exit. 

According to Lance Cpl. Matt Southern the accident occurred around 4 PM.  A tractor trailer and a 1994 Dodge pickup truck were traveling eastbound on I-26, when according to highway patrol the pickup truck made an improper lane change, striking the back wheels of the semi.  The pickup truck then flipped multiple times.  The driver was not wearing a seatbelt and died at the scene of injuries sustained in the crash. 

The accident remains under investigation and the victim's name has not been released yet pending notification of next of kin. 

 

 

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