ORANGEBURG COUNTY, SC (WIS) - Interstate 95 in Orangeburg County was closed for several hours Sunday while the South Carolina Highway Patrol investigated a deadly crash.
Troopers say the crash occurred at about 9:30 Sunday morning in the northbound lane near the I-26 interchange. A box truck and an SUV were both headed northbound when they made contact and both overturned.
A passenger in the back seat of the SUV was thrown from the vehicle and died at the scene. The victim's name has not been released by the coroner.
The driver and a front seat passenger were airlifted to the hospital. The driver of the box truck was taken to the hospital. The conditions of the surviving victims have not been released.
Traffic was rerouted to Highway 178 since the interstate was closed for several hours.