Fatal accident victim identified
Lexington County Coroner Margaret Fisher has identified the individual who was killed at approximately 7 p.m. on Saturday., at I-20 east at mile marker 58. It was at the Augusta Road/I-20 exit. Link to WMN accident report
The victim is Jermain L. Watkins, 39, of Sumter.
Watkins was pronounced dead at the scene from the injuries he sustained in the accident.
An autopsy will be performed on Tuesday.
The accident remains under investigation by the Lexington County Coroner’s Office and the South Carolina Highway Patrol.