Bicyclist killed in North Augusta

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A North Augusta man is dead following a fatal accident in Aiken County.

63-year-old Donald L. Appel was pronounced dead at the scene of the crash.

It happened just after 9:30 a.m. Friday on Edgefield Road at Sweetwater Road.

Investigators say Appel was stopped at a red light on his bike when he was struck from behind by a vehicle.

South Carolina Highway Patrol is investigating.

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