A Northbound 18 wheeler rearended a car just after 5 a.m. Saturday morning on I-85 near the 29 mile marker. According to reports, the car caught fire and the driver was killed. Piercetown Fire Department responded and the SC Highway Patrol is investigating the accident. Northbound raffic was tied up for several hours.
Piercetown Firefighters look over the wreckage. Pictured is the damage to the rear of the vehicle after the truck struck it.