Trucker dies after fiery crash

JASPER COUNTY, SC (WCSC) – The South Carolina Highway Patrol is investigating a deadly tractor trailer accident the happened Saturday evening on I-95 at mile marker 27.

According to troopers a 1995 Freightliner tractor trailer was traveling south on I-95 in Jasper County when the driver ran off the left side of the road, crashed into several trees and caught fire.

Authorities say the driver was killed in the crash.

The Jasper County Coroner's Office say it could take weeks before they will be able to identify the badly burned victim in this crash.

Troopers say the truck was left in the median until daylight on Sunday so that they could pull it out safely.

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