Man dies when semi collides with pickup in Aiken County

The South Carolina highway patrol says a 43-year-old man died after a semi collided with a pickup truck Saturday afternoon, April 22.

It happened just before 4 p.m. at the intersection of Atomic Road and Jefferson Davis Highway.

The pickup truck driver was traveling northbound when he crossed the median into the path of the oncoming tractor-trailer.

He was not wearing his seatbelt, and died at the scene.

The driver of the tractor-trailer, Max Hinton, was not injured.