Coroner identifies deadly accident victim in Kershaw County

Fayette County car crash
Fayette County car crash(MGN)
Published: Mar. 21, 2022 at 5:50 PM EDT
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COLUMBIA, S.C. (WIS) - The Kershaw County Coroner David West identified Monday the victim of a deadly crash. On Sunday, March, 20, 2022 a 9-1-1 caller alerted first responders to an accident on I-20 near mile marker 88. The single vehicle accident happened at around 6:47 p.m.

Investigators found the vehicle was headed west when it left the right side of the road. It flipped over in the crash. The victim, 31-year-old Javier Penaloza of Antioch Ten was not wearing a seatbelt and was ejected from the car.

He was pronounced dead at the scene.

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