19-year-old identified in head-on I-26 crash

19-year-old identified in I-26 head-on collision

(WIS) - A 19-year old has been identified as the victim in a head-on collision that happened on I-26 westbound Wednesday.

The coroner says Austin William Dugar was driving the wrong way on I-26 westbound. When he tried to correct his direction, he was hit by a pickup truck. Dugar died on the scene.

This happened on I-26 near the Piney Grove Road exit. The collision had traffic backed up for more than an hour.

The other driver was taken to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

The Highway Patrol is investigating.

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