A 58-year-old Chester man died in a crash with a log truck late Wednesday, according to South Carolina Highway Patrol.
James Arledge Nichols Jr. of Chester was killed after he crashed into the back of a log truck driving west on S.C. Highway 9, about 4 miles west of Richburg, said Cpl. Bill Rhyne of S.C. Highway Patrol.
Nichols was driving a 2006 Toyota Highlander when he crashed just after 10:30 p.m.
The log truck was empty, and the driver, 66, was not injured, Rhyne said.
Nichols was not wearing a seat belt, Rhyne said.
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