Man dies in Aiken County after stealing and crashing a truck

WAGENER, S.C.— A man is dead tonight after a single vehicle crash near Wagener, SC Wednesday afternoon.

According to the Aiken County coroner, 51-year-old David Jerome Williams was driving a stolen 2006 Toyota pick up around 4:30pm on Bethcar Church Road, near Kennedy Road, when he lost control of the truck.

Reports say Williams was speeding when the truck overturned. He was not wearing a seat belt and was partially ejected. He died from multiple body trauma.

Both the Aiken County Coroner’s Office and South Carolina Highway Patrol are investigating the crash.

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