EFFINGHAM, S.C. -- The driver of a log truck died Tuesday afternoon in a two vehicle crash.

The 2 p.m. incident happened at the corner of East Effingham Highway and Friendfield Road, according to Cpl. Sonny Collins, South Carolina Highway Patrol.

A 2015 Nissan sedan that was traveling on Friendfield Road failed to yield the right-of-way at the stop sign at East Effingham Highway and pulled out into the path of the log truck, which ran off the road and into a ditch, said Collins.

The driver of the Nissan was transported to a Florence area hospital, Collins said.

Florence County Coroner Keith von Lutcken identified the victim as Christopher Lee Chappell, 39, of Timmonsville. The victim died at the scene.

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