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Fire service and EMS on the scene of a possible fatality near the 61-mile marker east on I-20

Lexington, SC (Paul Kirby)- The Lexington Fire Service, EMS, and law enforcement are on the scene of a possible fatal crash on I-20 near the 61 mile-marker east on I-20 east near Hwy 1. Calls regarding the wreck came in shortly after 7:00 p.m. Saturday.

When the first arriving rescuers arrived on the scene, they found one ejected and one trapped in the wreckage of the overturned vehicle. They extracted the trapped patient quickly, but they reported that they believed the other victim was deceased on the scene.

Officers from the Lexington PD assisted by preventing motorists from entering the interstate east bound because fire and EMS personnel reported that all east lanes were closed.

We will update this story as we receive information that the interstate has reopened and regarding the reported fatality.

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