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
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: https://www.wistv.com/2023/04/15/coroner-ids-victim-lexington-county-construction-incident-i-26/