Man, 76 dies in collision with broken down truck

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By Jenny Hartley

A Lancaster man was killed after he crashed into the back of a broken down Comporium Communications truck on West Doc Garris Road on Thursday.

John Curry, 76, of 3452 Oakridge Road, was pronounced dead at the scene of the 5:57 p.m. crash, according to the S.C. Highway Patrol.

Lance Cpl. Kathy Hiles said the Comporium truck and a utility trailer behind it were partially in the road. A tow truck had arrived to pick up the Comporium truck.

Curry was headed westbound in a 1968 pickup truck on West Doc Garris when he crashed into the back of the utility trailer.

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