Fatal crash near Irmo backs up traffic on I-26, Monday

One person died in a collision between a tractor trailer and a motorcycle.  The crash occurred in Richland County on Interstate 26 near Irmo, just after 12 noon, Monday.

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Traffic was backed up into Lexington County while emergency response teams cleared the scene. And I-26 West was closed at the 101 mile marker (Broad River Road), according to Lance Cpl. David Jones of the S.C. Highway Patrol.