Lexington woman killed in I-20 accident, Friday, is identified

Lexington County Coroner Margaret Fisher identified the individual who died due to a motor vehicle accident that occurred Friday morning. The accident happened at approximately 7:30 a.m. near mile marker 59 of Interstate 20 eastbound.

According to  Fisher, Kristine C. Hoover, 49, of Lexington was killed in the accident.

Hoover, the driver of one vehicle, struck another vehicle while changing lanes then struck the barricade, causing her vehicle to overturn. Hoover, who was not wearing a seat belt, died at the scene due to multiple traumatic injuries sustained in the accident. The two passengers in Hoover’s vehicle were transported to an area hospital with non-life-threatening injuries. The driver of the other vehicle sustained only minor injuries. An investigation by the South Carolina Highway Patrol is ongoing. Lexington woman killed in I-20 accident, Friday, is identified

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