1 person killed in single-vehicle crash near Salley

South Carolina Highway Patrol
South Carolina Highway Patrol(WRDW)
Published: Dec. 3, 2022 at 7:58 AM EST
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SALLEY, S.C. (WRDW/WAGT) - One person is dead after a single-car crash in Aiken County.

According to the South Carolina Highway Patrol, the crash happened just before 3 a.m. Saturday on Surrey Race Road near Kittery Street just southwest of Salley.

A 2004 Toyota Highlander sport utility was traveling east when it left the roadway, hit a tree, and overturned, ejecting the driver.

The driver of that SUV was identified as 39-year-old Delmer Walton, of Blackville. He was pronounced dead on the scene from blunt-force injuries.

The Aiken County Coroner’s Office along with South Carolina Highway Patrol are continuing with the investigation and a toxicology analysis is pending.