Orangeburg mechanic run over by tractor-trailer, officials say

Orangeburg mechanic run over by tractor-trailer, officials say
Source: Gray News Media (Source: Gray News Media)

ORANGEBURG COUNTY, S.C. (WIS) - Officials with the South Carolina Highway Patrol are investigating an incident in Orangeburg County where a mechanic was run over and killed by a tractor-trailer.

According to Trooper First Class Tyler Tidwell, the incident happened just after 10:30 Thursday morning at Waggoners Trucking located at 2289 Homestead Road. Authorities said the mechanic got under the 18-wheeler to make some repairs. The driver got in the truck not knowing the mechanic was under it and ran him over.

At this time, no charges have been filed.

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