51-year-old dead in Aiken County crash

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

The victim is identified as Sylvester Gamble, 51, of Wadley, Georgia.

Officials say the incident happened on Sunday, September 22 at 9:45 p.m.

When the incident took place, officials say, he was driving at a high rate of speed on Atomic Rd at Old Nail Road in Beech Island when he lost control. The vehicle entered the median overturning several times ejecting Gamble. He was pronounced dead at the scene from blunt force injuries, according to Coroner Darryl M. Ables.

Three adults and two children who were in the vehicle at the time of the crash was transported to Augusta University Medical Center with non-life threating injuries.

Toxicology analysis is pending.

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

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