Woman Killed in I-26 Crash Identified

Columbia, SC (WLTX) One woman is dead after a car accident on Interstate 26 Wednesday afternoon.

The accident, according to Lance Cpl David Jones with the S.C. Highway Patrol, happened around 3:45PM in the eastbound lane of I-26 near the Harbison Boulevard exit.

Richland County Coroner Gary Watts identified the victim as 24-year-old Grace Ann Thompson of Irmo.

Jones says Thompson's SUV went off the right side of the road, then turned over several times, ejecting her from the vehicle.

Troopers say she was not wearing a seatbelt.

She was transported to Palmetto Health Richland hospital where she died of her injuries.

The accident is still under investigation


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