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Fatal crash causes detours on I-26, Friday afternoon

All lanes of I – 26 westbound in Calhoun County, coming to Lexington County, were blocked Friday afternoon due to a fatal collision.

According to the SC Highway Patrol, I-26 westbound near the 134 mile marker were blocked and could remain blocked for several hours.

The SCHP offered a detour option. Cars traveling west on I-26 should get off at exit 136, and take a right onto SC-6. From there, take SC-6 until you make a left onto US-176 going west. Take US-176 west for several miles to get back onto I-26 westbound at the 119 mile marker.

Another detour available for cars traveling west, get off on exit 139. Make a left onto Burke Rd. From Burke Rd, make a right onto US-21 (Columbia RD) North. Take US-21 all the way up to get back onto I-26 westbound at the 119 mile marker.

The collision remains under investigation by the South Carolina Highway Patrol.