Fatal Collision on I-20 Leaves One Person Dead

One person is dead following a fatal collision on Interstate 20.

RICHLAND COUNTY, SC - (WLTX) -- One person died in a fatal crash early Sunday morning, according to the South Carolina Highway Patrol.

Richland County Coroner Gary Watts identified the person killed as 63-year-old Loman Quillen, Jr.

Troopers say the incident happened at around 3:49 a.m. on Interstate 20 near the 79 mile marker. They say Quillen Jr. was driving a 1996 Buick four-door vehicle was not wearing a seatbelt and sustained fatal injuries at the scene.

Troopers say the driver of a 2015 Chevy pick-up truck ran into the back of the Buick causing both vehicles to run off the right side of the road. The driver of the truck and a passenger sustained no injuries. 

The cause of this collision remains under investigation by the South Carolina Highway Patrol. No charges have been made. 


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