SC man killed when mattress swept from pickup

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MANNING, S.C. — Clarendon County authorities have released the name of a man killed when the mattress he was sitting on in the back of a pickup truck blew onto a road.

Authorities say 20-year-old Wallace Albert Burgess of Manning died at Clarendon Memorial Hospital from trauma after he fell out of the truck Sunday afternoon.

The accident happened on a road about five miles north of Lake Marion.

The driver of the pickup truck and another passenger were not hurt.

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RoadkiII
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RoadkiII 05/08/12 - 11:06 am
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I just don't know what to say

I just don't know what to say about this one. If it wasn't such a tragic event it would be easy.

Jake
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Jake 05/08/12 - 02:08 pm
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Sorry folks.

My earlier comment was in bad taste.

my.voice
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my.voice 05/08/12 - 03:04 pm
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I've done things like this,

I've done things like this, makes you thankful for grace despite our actions.

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Willow Bailey 05/08/12 - 06:25 pm
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My condolences to this young

My condolences to this young man's family. May he rest in peace. And may God help his family to endure.

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