Orange warning cones along highway in Lexington County, SC

Date of Incident: April 14th, 2023

South Carolina Reporting Authority: Lexington County Coroner’s Office

Type of Accident: Construction Accident

Location of Accident: I-26 Near Mile Marker 130 in Lexington County, SC

Injuries: Fatal

Description of Accident: A construction worker died following an incident on I-26 according to the Lexington County Coroner, Margaret Fisher. The accident occurred on Friday, April 14, at approximately 11:15 p.m. near mile marker 130 on the eastbound side of I-26. According to authorities, the victim was a 24-year-old Columbia man, who sustained injuries from heavy equipment. The Lexington County Coroner’s Office is still investigating the circumstances surrounding the tragedy.

Local media Coverage: WIS 10 TV