Single car crash claims the life of 1 in Aiken County


AIKEN COUNTY, S.C. (WJBF) — The South Carolina Highway Patrol is investigating following a deadly single car crash.

Authorities say the incident happened at 1:30 a.m. on Sunday, May 5.this morning on Dry Branch Road.

We’re told the driver, later identified as Mario Gilbert, 36, of Aiken, was traveling east, ran off the right side of the road, and struck a tree. 

He was not wearing a seat belt and was pronounced dead at the scene.  

Count On NewsChannel 6 to keep you updated on this developing story. 

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