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I-20 lanes reopen after dump truck hits overpass in Lexington County

The U.S. 1 bridge over Interstate 20 is closed while crews inspect it for damage after a dump truck hit it Tuesday morning.
The U.S. 1 bridge over Interstate 20 is closed while crews inspect it for damage after a dump truck hit it Tuesday morning. Lexington Police Department/Twitter

The eastbound lanes of Interstate 20 have reopened after a dump truck hit an overpass in Lexington County Tuesday morning.

The crash happened around 4:30 a.m., according to the S.C. Highway Patrol.

The eastbound lanes of I-20 were closed at Exit 58, which is U.S. 1, but troopers said just after 11 a.m. that the lanes have reopened.

Officials had to shut down the bridge to examine it for any possible damage and any necessary repairs.

There was no immediate word on any injuries from the crash.

This is a developing story. Check back for updates.

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