Name of person killed in I-20 crash, released by coroner

Lexington County Coroner Margaret Fisher has identified the individual who died in a single-vehicle accident on Thursday at approximately 3:30 a.m.

The accident occurred on I- 20 westbound near Mile Marker 51 in Lexington County.

According to Fisher, Carlos Hipolito, 22, of Gilbert was killed when his vehicle left the road, struck the cable in the median, and overturned. Hipolito, who was not wearing a seat belt when the collision occurred, died at the scene due to traumatic injuries sustained upon ejection. An investigation by the South Carolina Highway Patrol is ongoing.

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