Man killed in crash on I-26 in Spartanburg Co.

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I-26 crash

SPARTANBURG Co., S.C. (WSPA) – A Spartanburg man was killed and another man was injured in a crash on Interstate 26 in Spartanburg County Wednesday night. 

According to the South Carolina Highway Patrol, the crash happened around 8 p.m. on westbound I-26 near mile marker 38. 

Highway Patrol officials said the vehicle was traveling west on the interstate when it went off the left side of the road, overcorrected and then went off the right side of the road, where it hit an embankment and overturned.

Spartanburg County Coroner Rusty Clevenger identified the victim in the crash as Roy Douglas Philson, 66, of Carver Mill Road in Spartanburg.

Clevenger said Philson died at the scene.

A forensic exam will be done to determine the cause and manner of death.

Highway Patrol said the other man in the vehicle was injured following the crash.

Clevenger said his office and Highway Patrol are investigating the crash.

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