Orangeburg County, S.C. – On the morning of Thursday, March 8th, two men were hit and killed by a log truck on US 301 in Orangeburg County.
The South Carolina Highway Patrol reported that at around 5:00am, the log truck was traveling south on US 301 when it swerved to avoid an unoccupied vehicle in the middle of the road that had been involved in a previous accident. The log truck then hit the two men that were standing near the vehicle.
The log truck driver was transported to the hospital to be treated for non-life threatening injuries.
The South Carolina Highway Patrol is currently investigating the incident.