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BREAKING ON 6: Teen Killed in Overnight Crash in Aiken; Passenger Critically Injured

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Aiken County, SC -

A teenager is dead, and another person is recovering in the hospital after a fatal crash in Aiken overnight.

Aiken County Coroner Tim Carlton says 18-year-old Justin Cantwell died in the crash, and 17-year-old Dustin Day is recovering the hospital in critical condition.

Investigators say the crash happened around 1:30 a.m. Saturday morning.

The car crashed into a utility pole on Piper Road in Aiken County, and investigators say the driver crashed into a ditch, and caused the vehicle to overturn.

Cantwell died at GRU around 6:30 a.m. Saturday morning.

Authorities believe alcohol may have played a role in the crash.The South Carolina Highway Patrol is also investigating the crash.

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