COLUMBIA, S.C. — One person is dead after a collision between a tractor trailer and a motorcycle collided on Interstate 26 near Irmo.

Troopers have not yet said what led up to the accident, which happened at 12:04 p.m. at I-26 West at the 101 mile marker (US 76 West / US 176 / Broad River Road). 

The roadway was blocked for over two hours while emergency crews responded to the accident. However, at 2:15 p.m., troopers said normal traffic had returned. 

The collision remains under investigation by the South Carolina Highway Patrol.