One dead after hitting utility pole on I-20

One dead after hitting utility pole on I-20 (Phil Johnson)

COLUMBIA, SC (WACH) – One person is dead after a single-vehicle accident on Interstate 20 early Friday morning, according to the South Carolina Highway Patrol.

The incident happened around 3:30 a.m. on I-20 eastbound near mile marker 74.

The driver was in a 2004 GMC Yukon when they ran off the right side of the roadway, hit the guardrail, overturned and then hit a utility pole. The person died on scene and was entrapped in the vehicle. It’s unknown if the driver was wearing a seatbelt.

Highway Patrol continues to investigate the incident.

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