Fatality of I-26 Sunday Afternoon

The Highway Patrol states one driver died in a crash on Interstate 26 in Laurens County Sunday afternoon. A report at WYFF4.com indicates two vehicles made contact during a lane change, causing both to leave the roadway.

The crash reportedly happened in the westbound lanes near mile marker 60 and involved an SUV and a pickup truck pulling a camper. A Patrol statement indicated both vehicles were changing from the left lane to the right lane when they made contact, causing the pickup truck to overturn. The pickup truck driver died at the scene, while the driver of the SUV was not injured, according to the Highway Patrol.

The Laurens County Coroner’s Office has not released the truck’s driver’s name overnight.