One dead in Aiken County accident

March 8, 2007

AIKEN CTY, S.C.---One person is dead after an accident on Chime Bell Church Road in Aiken County.

The South Carolina Highway Patrol says a passenger in a 2000 Chevrolet pickup is dead after the driver, Jesus Garcia, flipped the truck over, landing in a ditch.

There were two other passengers in the truck.

Highway Patrol says Garcia came to a sharp right curve on Chime Bell Church Road and the truck went off the road to the left.

The truck eventually made it back to the road, but Garcia overcorrected, and the truck landed in a ditch.

The name of the victim has not yet been released.

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