AIKEN COUNTY, S.C. (WJBF) — One man is dead after a crash that happened Wednesday afternoon on Highway 278 in Aiken County.
According to the Aiken County Coroner’s Office, 53-year-old William T. Sargent II was pronounced dead at the scene of the crash from blunt force injuries.
Investigators say Sargent was not wearing a seatbelt when his 2011 Ford Fusion traveling east ran off the left side of the road, struck a culvert, and overturned. Sargent was ejected from the vehicle.
The Coroner’s Office along with South Carolina Highway Patrol are continuing the investigation, and toxicology results are pending.