46th death of 2007 on Aiken County roads

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AIKEN, SC-- The death toll on Aiken County roads is rising still.

An accident this morning made 25-year-old Joseph Gunter of Wagener the 46th to die on the county's roads this year.

Coroner Tim Carlton says Gunter was headed home from a party in Aiken a little after 6:00 Saturday morning.

He lost control of his SUV on New Holland Road near Cook's Bridge Road. He flipped and hit several trees.

Gunter was not wearing a seatbelt and was trapped in the vehicle. Highway Patrol is investigating the crash.

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