One dead following single car collision on I-26

One dead following single car collision on I-26

One person is dead following a collision on Interstate 26 in Calhoun County.

According to Judd Jones with the South Carolina Highway Patrol, the collision occurred around 12:50 a.m. on I-26 east at the 135 mile marker, near the Highway 6 exit.

Jones says a 1999 Ford van ran off the road. The driver was ejected from the vehicle, and troopers say the driver was not wearing a seat belt.

A 19-year-old male passenger was transported by air to Palmetto Richland Hospital with serious injuries.

Identity of the driver is unknown at this time.

Highway patrol is investigating the collision.

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