John Shirey of Columbia died on Thursday after the 1969 John Deere tractor that he was driving collided with a logging truck. The deadly accident took place on Lodge Highway in Colleton County. According to reports, Shirey was attempting to make a left hand turn onto Sunflower Lane when a tractor and trailer carrying logs passed on a double yellow line striking the tractor. The Colleton County Coroner’s office reported that Shirey died from bodily injuries sustained in the crash. The accident is being investigated by the South Carolina Highway Patrol and the Multidisciplinary Accident Investigation Team.