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Update: SC Highway Patrol confirms fatality in I-20 crash

Gilbert, SC (Paul Kirby) – The SC Highway Patrol has confirmed a fatality in the Monday afternoon crash at the 48 mm of I-20. The accident occurred at approximately 1:40 P.M

According to Lance Corporal David Jones of the SCHP, a 2013 Nissan Versa was travelling east on I-20 when it left the interstate and struck an abutment of the Calks Ferry Road overpass. The car the caught fire. The driver of that car, who was wearing a seatbelt, was pronounced dead at the scene.

Investigators from the South Carolina Highway Patrol and the Lexington County coroner’s office were on the scene looking into the accident late Monday afternoon.

The Lexington Ledger will continue to update as additional details become available.

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