Driver of paving truck killed in Lancaster County crash

The S.C. Highway Patrol is investigating a fatal crash involving a paving truck in Lancaster County.

The wreck happened at about 9:20 a.m. on Overbrook Road near Rainbow Ranch Road, according to Lance Cpl. Gary Miller, a spokesman for the Highway Patrol.

The identity of the driver, who was the only occupant of the Mack paving truck, has not been released.

Miller said the truck was heading south on Overbrook Road when it traveled off the right side of the roadway and down an embankment, where it overturned. The driver was entrapped, and Miller said it’s not known if the driver was wearing a seatbelt.

No other vehicles were involved.

Teddy Kulmala •  803-329-4082