CROSS, SC (WCSC) - The Berkeley County Coroner's Office says a 59-year-old man was killed when a trailer fell off a jack and landed on him.
Authorities say Michael G. Jeffcoat of Cross was pronounced dead at the scene. It happened at Long Point Road and Ranger Drive around 11:45 a.m.
According to authorities, Jeffcoat was driving his vehicle and pulling a two axle trailer when a rear axle broke. Jeffcoat then pulled over in a parking lot and jacked the trailer up to try to get the axle out.
At some point, the trailer fell off the jack onto Jeffcoat.