Blythewood man killed on I-26

LEXINGTON – A Blythewood man died in a motor vehicle crash on I-26 Eastbound near exit 104 on Wednesday about 9:45 p.m., Dec. 12.

Thaire Mkijana, 20, was traveling in the center lane when his vehicle became disabled and was struck from behind by another vehicle, according the Lexington County Cororner’s office. Mkijana was transported to an area hospital where he was pronounced dead a short time later.

The driver of the other vehicle was transported to an area hospital with reportedly minor injuries.

The South Carolina Highway Patrol is investigating.

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