North Augusta investigators respond to deadly accident between SUV and garbage truck


NORTH AUGUSTA, S.C. (WJBF) – Officers with North Augusta Department of Public Safety and the South Carolina Highway Patrol are investigating a deadly accident.

At least one person is dead after an accident involving an SUV and a garbage truck.

It happened shortly before 9:30 a.m. near the intersection of Five Notch Road at Caretta Street.

Aiken County Coroner Darryl Ables has identified the deceased driver of the SUV as 25-year-old Richard M. Frazier. His body has been sent to Newberry for an autopsy.

South Carolina Highway Patrol is continuing to investigate the crash.

This is a developing story.

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