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Coroner identifies truck driver killed on I-95 in Walterboro

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COLLETON COUNTY, SC (WCSC) - The Colleton County Coroner's Office has identified the man killed after driving his tractor trailer into a tree of I-95 near McLeod Road on Thursday morning.

Morris E. Leggett Jr., of Wimauma, Florida, was pronounced dead on the scene at 8:50 a.m.

Colleton County Deputy Coroner Richard Carter says Leggett was heading north when he drifted over the shoulder and struck a tree, knocking it down.

Northbound lanes on I-95 were temporarily shut down while the scene of the accident was cleared.

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