EDGEFIELD, SC-- An Edgefield County man is dead after a Saturday morning accident.
The county coroner says 51-year-old Sherman Barrett was killed when he lost control of his van on Martintown Road and went down an embankment.
The van flipped and he was thrown out.
Barrett had a Clarks Hill address but the coroner says he lived in Edgefield County.
Emergency crews found Barrett about 10 yards from the van around 4:30 Saturday morning.
He was pronounced dead at the scene.
Alcohol may have been a factor in the crash. The South Carolina Highway Patrol is investigating.
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