ID of dump truck driver who died in Anderson Co. crash

ANDERSON CO., S.C. (WSPA) – The driver of a dump truck is dead after a crash that happened on First Avenue, at S.C. 81, according to the Anderson County Coroner’s Office.

The accident happened at about 3:15 p.m. on Tuesday.

According to S.C. Highway Patrol, a 1979 dump truck lost control on a curve, ran off the right side of the road, struck a fence and ditch, and flipped several times.

The driver, 23-year-old Zain Thomas Haney, was not wearing a seatbelt and was thrown from the vehicle, troopers say.

Haney was pronounced dead at the scene.

The dump truck was the only vehicle involved in the crash, the coroner says.

We will update this article as more information becomes available.

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