A teenager is dead and several people were taken to the hospital after an SUV overturned along I-20 Saturday afternoon.
The Highway Patrol says 39-year-old Lashonda Wood of Columbia was driving the vehicle westbound about 2:30 p.m. near the Highway 178 exit when a tire blew and the SUV left the road, overturning repeatedly.
Troopers say at least four of the eight occupants in the vehicle were ejected because they were not wearing seat belts.
The Lexington County Coroner's Office says 16-year-old Matthew Johnson of Columbia was was airlifted to the hospital but did not survive.
The mishap caused the closure of the westbound lanes of I-20 for a period of time.