Coroner IDs victim in I-26 crash near Ridgeville
BERKELEY COUNTY, S.C. (WCSC) - The Berkeley County Coroner’s Office identified Saturday the name of the victim of a deadly crash near Ridgeville.
Brandon Nesmith, 31, from Fayetteville, Georgia died in that fatal crash.
The South Carolina Highway Patrol says the crash shut down all lanes of I-26 Friday afternoon.
The crash happened in the westbound lanes at approximately 4:22 p.m. near mile maker 188, according to Cpl. Tyler Tidwell.
Tidwell said a 2006 Toyota Tundra went off the road to the right, corrected and struck a 2013 Honda Accord. Investigators said both cars then went off the road to the left and struck a cable barrier. The Toyota overturned, according to Tidwell.
Nesmith was taken to the hospital where he died of their injuries, Tidwell said.
This is a developing story.
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