Fatal accident on I-20 Westbound impacting traffic in Graniteville

CSRA News

GRANITEVILLE, S.C. (WJBF) – UPDATE: The Aiken County Coroner’s Office responded to the accident on I-20 at the 8 mile marker.

63-year-old John M. Spence was the restrained driver of a 1999 Ford truck that ran off the right side of the interstate, overcorrected, then ran off the left side of the interstate hitting median barrier wires and overturning.

Mr. Spence was pronounced dead on the scene from blunt force injuries.

Toxicology analysis is pending as Highway Patrol continues the investigation.


South Carolina State Patrol is working an accident along I-20 Westbound where a truck is overturned in the median.

One truck is overturned in the median of the highway along I-20 Westbound, impacting traffic near I-20 Westbound and Rainbow Falls Road in Graniteville.

The truck is on its roof and one individual is believed trapped inside.

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