COLUMBIA, S.C. — One person is dead after a wreck on Interstate 26 Thursday afternoon. 

According to South Carolina Highway Patrol Lance Cpl. Gary Miller, the accident happened around 5 pm in the westbound lane of I-26 near mile marker 66, the Japala exit in Newberry county.  

A Monarch motorhome went off the right side of the road and struck a tree, killing the passenger inside.  The driver was wearing a seatbelt and was not injured.   

The accident remains under investigation.