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Charlotte man killed in accident on I-26

BERKELEY COUNTY, SC (WCSC) -

All eastbound lanes on I-26 at the Ridgeville Road exit are back open after the South Carolina Highway Patrol investigated a fatal accident Monday morning. 

Coroner Bill Salisbury says 43-year-old Juan Martinez of Charlotte was killed when a dual-wheel truck crossed the median and hit his pickup truck. 

The crash, ruled accidental, was called in at 5:57 a.m., according to the Highway Patrol. 

The area of I-26 was closed for several hours as the accident was investigated. 

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