January 31, 2008
AIKEN, S.C.---An Aiken man has died in an overnight crash on Highway 278, near Henley Dr.
Aiken County Coroner Tim Carlton identified him as 27-year-old Lamaas Barfield.
The crash was reported about 5:21 am. The Coroner says Barfield lost control of his Toyota Camry on a curve. The vehicle overturned and he was thrown out.
Carlton says Barfield was not wearing a seat belt, and he considered speed a factor in the crash.
This is the third traffic fatality in the county during the first month of 2008.