Two Aiken County wrecks; woman killed

July 2, 2007

AIKEN CTY, S.C.---There were two different wrecks on the same road in Aiken County this morning, one in North Augusta and one in Aiken.

The North Augusta accident occurred around 8 o'clock at Old Sudlow Lake Road. Maria Rosa Rivas of El Salvador was turning left when her vehicle was hit in the side.

Rivas was pronounced dead at 8:26 a.m. She died of multiple body trauma. Toxicology is pending.

Later, at Sudlow Lake Road and Crystal Springs Road in Aiken, a dump truck overturned while turning left. Cheri Madan of Warrenville was traveling west on Sudlow Lake and was attempting to turn onto Crystal Springs when her truck overturned. She was transported to Aiken Regional Hospital and cited for driving too fast for conditions.

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