S.C. firefighter killed in head-on crash with dump truck

Darrell Linn Pigg, 48, had been a longtime firefighter and training officer at the Gooches Fire Department


By Janelle Foskett

CHESTER COUNTY, S.C. — A Lancaster, S.C., firefighter was killed in a head-on collision with a dump truck on Wednesday.

Officials identified the victim Thursday as Darrell Linn Pigg, 48, a longtime firefighter and training officer at the Gooches Fire Department, according to The Herald.

The driver of the truck, a man from Rock Hill, was injured in the crash and transported to Medical University of South Carolina-Lancaster.

The collision is under investigation.

Pigg’s funeral will be held at the High Point Free Will Baptist Church in Lancaster on for Saturday.

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