Aiken Man Drowns After Edgefield County ATV Crash

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Edgefield County, SC – A man from Aiken has died after drowning during an ATV crash in Edgefield County.

Edgefield County Deputy Coroner David Burnett tells us 48-year-old James Neley Seigler died in the crash that happened around 12:15 a.m. Friday morning.

Burnett says Seigler was driving his ATV with a group of friends on McCreight Road. He was separated from the other riders and went down an embankment, hit a tree, and into a creek.

Burnett says Seigler died from blunt force trauma and drowning, and the death has been ruled accidental.

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