Lancaster County man dies in crash with tractor-truck near Clover

Posted April 20, 2018 12:34 pm | Filed under Featured, Local News, News

An early morning Thursday crash claimed the life of a 27-year-old Lancaster County man who died in a head-on crash with a commercial tractor-trailor truck that caught fire in York County.

Matthew Biggers of Kershaw died at the scene, said Sabrina Gast, York County Coroner. The crash happened around 4:45 a.m. Thursday on S.C. 161, near the intersection of Crossland Road west of Clover, said Lance Cpl. Gary Miller of the S.C. Highway Patrol.

The vehicle driven by Biggers was heading south on S.C 161 when it collided head-on with a northbound Freightliner tractor-truck, Miller said.

According to published reports, the driver of the truck, was a 41-year-old Vale, N.C. man, who was not injured. There were no passengers in either vehicle.