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16-year-old killed when SUV flips on Interstate 20

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Source: Robbie Williams Source: Robbie Williams
LEXINGTON COUNTY, SC (WIS) -

The Lexington County Coroner has released the name of a teenager who was killed when a SUV flipped on Interstate 20 Saturday afternoon in Lexington County.

16-year-old Matthew Lawrence Johnson of Columbia was killed in the crash.

Troopers say the westbound SUV was carrying 8 people when it blew a tire, swerved and overturned several times near the U.S. 178 exit.

The driver and five passengers were taken to the hospital.  One victim was taken by medical helicopter.

The westbound lanes of I-20 were closed for a short time.  Traffic was detoured at the U.S. 178 exit.

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