Victim Identified In Crash That Shutdown I-85 for 13 Hours

A driver of an 18-wheeler is dead after the truck overturned and caught fire on I-85 Northbound.

The Spartanburg Coroner says 77-year-old Edward Ronald Martins of Glen Burnie Maryland was killed.

The incident happened around 4:30 p.m. Monday at mile marker 68 near Hwy 129 in Spartanburg County.

South Carolina Highway patrol says the 18-wheeler hit the dividing wall and flipped upside down.

The truck was hauling frozen chicken, according to troopers.

A woman who was driving on the other side of the interstate was taken to the hospital after she hit by debris from the truck.

South Carolina Highway Patrol says all lanes have reopened.

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