Driver Killed in I-20 Accident in Lexington County

A 22-year-old man from Gilbert died when his vehicle went off the road near Long Ponds Road.

Lexington, SC (WLTX) - The Highway Patrol says one person is dead after an accident in Lexington County.

Troopers say it happened around 3:25 Thursday morning on I-20 West near Longs Pond Road, near mile marker 51.

Lexington County Coroner Margaret Fisher identified the victim as 22-year-old Carlos Hipolito.

Cpl Sonny Collins  with the Highway Patrol says an SUV was traveling west when it went off into the median and overturned. Troopers say the driver was not wearing a seatbelt and died in the accident.

One lane was closed after the crash, but was reopened just before 6 am.

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