UPDATE: The Aiken County Coroner’s Office has identified the victim as 39-year-old Delmer Walton of Blackville, SC.

According to the coroner, Walton was pronounced dead on the scene from blunt force injuries.

The Coroner’s Office along with Highway Patrol are continuing with the investigation.

Toxicology analysis are pending.


AIKEN COUNTY, SC (WJBF) – One person is dead after a fatal collision that occurred Saturday morning around 2:50 am on S.C. Highway 4 near Kittery Street.

According to Master Trooper James Miller, the driver of a 2004 Toyota Highlander SUV was traveling East on S.C. Highway 4, traveled off the right side of the road, overturned and struck a tree.

The driver was the only occupant in the vehicle. There is no other information available at this time.