A Lincoln County man is dead after the logging truck he was driving overturned this morning on on Ray Owens Road in Appling.
Columbia County Deputy Coroner Bonnie King identified the truck driver as William Joseph Young, 58, of Thomson Highway in Lincolnton, Ga. Young died at the scene of the wreck of blunt force trauma injuries, King said. He leaves behind a wife and several children in Lincoln County, King said.
Sheriff’s Capt. Steve Morris said the wreck occurred at about 9:12 a.m., when the southbound truck left the road and overturned near Yelton Road.