UPDATE: Name released of person killed in Aiken Co. accident

By: Staff Email
By: Staff Email
A motorcyclist was killed after an accident in Aiken. (WRDW-TV)

A motorcyclist was killed after an accident in Aiken. (WRDW-TV)

Wednesday, Jan. 30, 2013

AIKEN COUNTY, S.C. (WRDW) -- News 12 has just learned the name of the person who was killed in a motorcycle accident Tuesday night.

Coroner Tim Carlton confirmed that 51-year-old Berry Playford of Augusta was pronounced dead at the Georgia Regents University Emergency Department at 10:10 p.m. Carlton says he died of multiple body trauma.

Edward Roland of Hephzibah was driving a 2011 Dodge Charger on Old Aiken Road when he allegedly disregarded the traffic signal at the intersection of Highway 1 and Old Aiken Road, striking the motorcycle.

Officials say Roland was uninjured. The crash happened at 6:40 p.m.

The South Carolina Highway Patrol is investigating the crash. Toxicology is pending.


You must be logged in to post comments.

Username:
Password (case sensitive):
Remember Me:
Mailing Address: P.O. Box 1212 Augusta, GA 30903 Main Telephone: (803) 278-1212 Newsroom: (803) 278-3111 newsroom@wrdw.com Fax: (803) 442-4561
Copyright © 2002-2016 - Designed by Gray Digital Media - Powered by Clickability 188957161 - wrdw.com/a?a=188957161
Gray Television, Inc.