Coroner identifies man who died in pickup truck crash

Published: Dec. 17, 2013 at 2:13 AM EST|Updated: Dec. 27, 2013 at 2:13 AM EST
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RICHLAND COUNTY, SC (WIS) - Authorities have released the identity of a man who died in a pickup truck crash Monday night.

Richland County Coroner Gary Watts said 33-year-old John V. Cross of Ridgeway died when his vehicle left Old Leesburg Road near Annalinda Lane around 8:00 p.m.

Watts said Cross was the driver and only occupant of a pickup truck that left the roadway and struck an embankment. Cross was not wearing a seatbelt and died at the scene, according to the coroner.

An autopsy shows that he died from trauma associated with the crash.

The Highway Patrol is investigating.

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