SCHP: Driver dies after hit by 18-wheeler on I-26 in Newberry Co.

Published: Oct. 4, 2022 at 10:32 AM EDT|Updated: Oct. 4, 2022 at 1:19 PM EDT
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NEWBERRY, S.C. (FOX Carolina) - Troopers with South Carolina Highway Patrol said one person died as a result of a crash on I-26 in Newberry County.

Troopers said at 9:13 a.m., a pickup truck and a tractor-trailer were both heading west on I-26 near exit 72 when the tractor-trailer changed lanes and hit the truck. As a result, the truck went into the medium, overturned, and hit the cable barrier.

The driver of the truck was ejected and later passed away, according to Highway Patrol.

At this time, the coroner’s office has not yet identified the driver of the truck.

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