Crash on I-26 leads to death of pedestrian

Traffic stalled for miles after crash on I-26
Traffic stalled for miles after crash on I-26(SCDOT)
Published: Dec. 3, 2021 at 7:01 AM EST|Updated: Dec. 3, 2021 at 8:22 PM EST
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COLUMBIA, S.C. (WIS) - All lanes were blocked on I-26 Friday morning, and the South Carolina Highway Patrol confirmed a pedestrian was killed in a crash.

The incident happened on I-26 West just 2 miles east of Exit 119 (US-21 Swansea) around 6 a.m., according to the Dept. of Transportation.

According to troopers, a pedestrian was in the roadway and causing another vehicle to crash.

Fire officials with the Sandy Run Fire Department diverted traffic to exit 125 and it took hours to clear the scene.

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