Fort Hood soldier dies after being hit by truck in Aiken County
By Lynn Davidson
Saturday, Sept. 24, 2011
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A 48-year-old Killeen, Texas, soldier died after being hit by a pickup on Edgefield Highway near Eureka, S.C., on Friday night, Aiken County Coroner Tim Carlton said.
Sgt. 1st Class Maurice J. Collier was attending a motorcycle rally with more than 500 motorcycles at Ellen’s Bar and Grill, Carlton said. Collier was standing near the entrance to the property directing traffic when he was struck by a Ford F-350. Collier was taken to Aiken Regional Medical Center where he was pronounced dead of multiple body trauma, Carlton said.
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