Aiken Co. Coroner identifies victim of fatal semi-tractor trailer crash on I-20

Aiken Co. Coroner identifies victim of fatal semi-tractor trailer crash on I-20

AIKEN COUNTY, S.C. (WIS) - The Aiken County Coroner’s Office has identified the driver of a semi-tractor trailer who died in a crash on I-20 this morning.

Charles T. Dawson, 58, was pronounced dead at the scene.

Around 10 a.m. officers responded to a tractor-trailer crash that occurred in the westbound lane of I-20 at the fourteen-mile marker.

The tractor-trailer was traveling westward when it ran off the left side of the road, entered the median and struck a tree causing it to jackknife.

Dawson will be autopsied in Newberry to determine the cause of death.

The Coroner’s Office and South Carolina Highway Patrol are investigating.

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