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News: Semi-truck driver fatally collides with man at Love’s Travel Center in Blacksburg

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BLACKSBURG, SC – A semi-truck driver killed a man at the Love’s Travel Center at 116 Priester Rd on Wednesday, according to FOX Carolina.

John Victor Vanslytman, 29, was standing on a step ladder while working under the hood of his vehicle when a semi-truck driver hit him while making a turn. Vanslytman became pinned between his vehicle and the semi-truck.

Rescue crews performed life-saving measures on Vanslytman before pronouncing him dead at the scene.

The Cherokee County Coroner’s Office will perform an autopsy at a  later date.

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