Man Killed After Being Struck By Truck
By Betsy Finklea
A man was killed after he was struck by a truck on September 12th.
Dillon County Coroner Donnie Grimsley identifies the victim as Thomas Jefferson Vanderhall, age 51, of Dillon.
According to Lance Corporal Sonny Collins of the S.C. Highway Patrol, the accident occurred at approximately 8:20 p.m.
A 1997 Chevrolet S-10 pick-up truck was traveling north on Highway 301 when it struck as pedestrian who was walking northbound in the roadway. The pedestrian was killed. Collins said no charges are expected against the driver. Collins said the pedestrian will be shown at fault for walking in the roadway.
Funeral services for Vanderhall were held on Monday at Hazy Grove Baptist Church. House of Thomas Funeral Home was in charge.