2 dead following crash on I-26 westbound in Berkeley County

Berkeley County News

BERKELEY COUNTY, S.C. (WCBD) – Emergency crews responded to a deadly crash on I-26 westbound near Jedburg Road Tuesday afternoon.

Lance Cpl. Nick Pye with the South Carolina Highway Patrol said the collision happened between a 2019 Lexus SUV and a dump truck not far from exit 194.

There were four people inside the Lexus; troopers said both the driver and the passenger died from injuries they received in the crash.

The two other passengers, and the driver of the dump truck, were taken to local hospitals for treatment.

The names of the two victims have not yet been released. The crash shut down both westbound lanes for some time Tuesday afternoon.

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