A crash shut down Interstate 20 Friday morning after a Columbia woman was ejected from her vehicle, officials said.
A three-vehicle wreck happened in the eastbound lanes of I-20 around 6 a.m. at mile marker 47 near Pond Branch Road, according to Lance Cpl. David Jones.
The driver of a Ford Explorer, identified by the Lexington County coroner as Mary Frances Young, 58, of Columbia, was thrown from her vehicle onto the roadway when the SUV overturned.
Jones said Young was not wearing a seat belt. She was declared deceased at the scene.
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No other injuries or deaths were reported.
The wreck closed all lanes of I-20 for about an hour and a half, according to Jones.
He said officials created a detour at exit 44 and diverted traffic into an emergency lane to relieve congestion.
The S.C. Highway Patrol continues to investigate this wreck.
More information will be posted when it becomes available.