South Carolina man when dump truck tailgate falls on him
GREENVILLE, S.C. (AP) — A South Carolina man has died after he was struck by the tailgate of his dump truck.
The Greenville County Coroner’s Office said 42-year-old William Stacy Taylor of Piedmont was operating the dump truck at a recycling center Thursday afternoon when the tailgate fell and hit him.
The coroner said Taylor was taken to Greenville Memorial Hospital and went into surgery. He died about 6 p.m.
An autopsy was planned Friday.
The coroner’s office and the sheriff’s office are investigating.