Trenton man killed in Aiken County crash on I-20

Published: Apr. 29, 2021 at 8:36 PM EDT
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AIKEN COUNTY, S.C. (WRDW/WAGT) - The Aiken County Coroner’s Office responded to a single-vehicle traffic fatality on Interstate 20 at the 8 mile marker that claimed the life of a Trenton, man.

The accident occurred at 5 p.m. Thursday.

The restrained driver of a 1999 Ford truck was traveling east on I-20 when the truck ran off the right side of the interstate overcorrected then ran off the left side of the interstate, authorities said. The truck struck median barrier wires and overturned.

The driver, identified as 63-year-old John M. Spence, was pronounced dead on the scene from blunt force injuries. Toxicology analysis are pending.

Highway Patrol is continuing with the investigation.

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