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Dump truck overturns, killing driver

A Fountain Inn man died late Tuesday morning when the dump truck he was driving overturned on Old Laurens Road in Gray Court.
According to Laurens County Deputy Coroner Bill Williams, the victim of the single-vehicle crash is identified as James Michael Falls, 57, of Fountain Inn.
Williams said the crash occurred at 11:26 a.m. near Trinity Church Road.
Falls was transporting a full load of “crush and run” material, which is often used in road paving.
The truck ended up in a ditch on the right side of the road and flipped, landing on the passenger side. Falls was pronounced dead at the scene of the accident.
There were no other passengers in the vehicle.

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