Worker hit, killed by dump truck in construction zone in Oconee Co.
WESTMINSTER, S.C. (FOX Carolina) - The Oconee County Coroner’s Office said a worker was hit and killed by a truck in a highway resurfacing construction zone in Westminster Wednesday morning.
According to the South Carolina Highway Patrol, at 9 a.m., a dump truck was backing up on Highway 11 when it hit the worker.
Officials said the worker was hit by a truck that was owned by King Asphalt were the victim was employed.
The coroner identified the victim as 58-year-old Joe Milton Bridges, Jr.
Highway Patrol and the South Carolina State Transport Police are investigating the incident.
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