Cross man killed after car collides with dump truck

CROSS, SC (WCSC) - A 30-year-old man was killed Wednesday after his car collided with a dump truck on Old Gilliard Road.

According to the Berkeley County coroner's office, Allen Johnson, of Cross, was traveling north on Old Gilliard Road (Highway 27) when he collided with a dump truck traveling south at approximately 3:45 p.m. Tuesday.

The coroner's office said Johnson was pinned in the vehicle and was extricated by the Sandridge Fire Department. He was flown to MUSC by helicopter where he died at 9:40 p.m. from internal injuries. He was wearing a seat belt.

The accident is under investigation by the Berkeley County Coroner's Office and the South Carolina Highway Patrol.

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