AIKEN (WJBF) – One man is dead after a deadly collision with a garbage truck in Aiken.
The incident happened just before 8 a.m. Friday on Old Barnwell Road.
72-year-old Richard Empoliti was driving his pickup truck when he struck the rear of a sanitation truck that was stopped to collect garbage.
Empoliti was pronounced dead at the scene.
The two sanitation workers were taken to University Hospital with non-life threatening injuries.
Toxicology is pending.