SCHP: 1 dead, 1 injured in I-26 EB wreck

SCHP: 1 dead, 1 injured in I-26 EB wreck

NORTH CHARLESTON, SC (WCSC) - Officials say one person is dead and another hospitalized following a single-vehicle wreck on I-26 Monday morning.

According to SC Highway Patrol, the fatal accident occurred on I-26 eastbound at the Exit 213 ramp around 11:10 a.m. Troopers say a 2006 Ford 500 was exiting the interstate when the driver lost control of the vehicle and slid off the road into a tree.

The driver of the vehicle was killed in the crash, and a passenger was taken to MUSC. Both were wearing a seatbelt, troopers say.

All lanes were closed while crews responded to the scene.

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