South Carolina

Rene Coker Killed in Dump Truck Crash in Aiken County, SC

February 8, 2016
Victim's Name(s)
Rene L. Coker
Type of Accident
Commercial Vehicle
Alcohol/Drugs Suspected

Where it Happened

U.S. 1, Aiken County, SC, United States

Additional Information

Investigating Officer or Authority
South Carolina Highway Patrol
Vehicles Involved
Passenger Vehicle, Dump Truck
Highway 1
Injuries Sustained

Victim suffered instant fatal injuries in the crash and died at the scene.

Apparent/Alleged Cause of Accident

Vehicle crossover resulting in a head-on impact with the dump truck.

What Happened

Officials named 47-year-old Rene Coker as the man that was killed in a car accident with a dump truck that happened in Aiken County, SC on February 8th, 2016. Investigators said that Coker's vehicle crossed the center line of Highway 1 when it hit the dump truck head-on. Coker died at the scene.

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