UPDATE: 20-year-old identified in deadly crash on I-26EB in Lexington

Driver identified in deadly I-26 crash

LEXINGTON, SC (WIS) - The victim of a deadly I-26EB crash that happened Wednesday night has been identified.

Troopers say the accident happened near the Piney Grove Road exit in Lexington when the driver of a GMC pickup truck experienced mechanical issues and stopped in the middle lane of the interstate.

A Ford SUV then hit the truck.

Lexington County Coroner Margaret Fisher identified the deceased driver of the pickup truck as Thaire Mkijana Terry, 20, of Blythewood. He was traveling in the center lane when his vehicle was disabled and was struck from behind by the Ford SUV.

Terry was transported to a hospital where he was later pronounced dead.

The driver and passengers of the SUV were transported to the hospital with minor injuries, officials said.

Highway Patrol is investigating.

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