John Victor Vanslytman Obituary, Death – A man who was working on his vehicle in a Love’s Travel Center parking lot was killed when he was hit by a semi-truck, officials said. The collision happened at Love’s in Blacksburg, South Carolina.
According to the Cherokee County Coroner’s Office, 29-year-old John Victor Vanslytman of Maitland, Florida, died at the scene on Wednesday morning. The coroner said Vanslytman was standing on a six-foot step ladder while working under the hood of his pickup truck in the parking lot.
Then, a semi-truck entered the parking lot while attempting to make a turn. It hit Vanslytman, and he was pinned between the semi-truck and his own vehicle.
Officials said first responders attempted to resuscitate Vanslytman but were unsuccessful. He was pronounced dead at the scene.