Joe Milton Bridges, Jr., 58 died in a crash within a work zone on Highway 11 in Oconee County, South Carolina

Modified Date: 
Thu, 11/16/2023 - 3:00pm
Accident Date: 
Wednesday, November 15, 2023

Coroner investigating deadly crash in Oconee County

Coroner Karl Addis said the crash happened on Highway 11 near Fire Station Road. 

Road crew worker killed when dump truck backs up over him, SC coroner says

A South Carolina man working on a road crew was killed Wednesday when he was hit by dump truck going in reverse, the Oconee County Coroner’s Office said. Joe Milton Bridges, Jr., a 58-year-old Liberty resident, died at the scene, Coroner Karl Addis said.


Coroner releases name of man hit, killed while working along South Carolina highway

A man working in a construction zone Wednesday morning was hit and killed by a truck owned by the company he was working for, according to the coroner in Oconee County, South Carolina.

Worker hit, killed by dump truck in Oconee Co.

The coroner's office identified the man as 58-year-old Joe Milton Bridges, of Liberty. An autopsy is scheduled to assist in the death investigation.

Type: Car Accident
People Involved: 
Joe Milton Bridges, Jr.
Highway 11