Fatal Accident in Aiken County

AIKEN, S.C.- The Aiken County Coroner’s Office along with the South Carolina Highway Patrol is investigating a single car crash that claimed the life of a Salley, South Carolina resident.

Ms. Mary E. Stewart, 62, of Festival Trail Road. Stewart was pronounced dead at the scene from blunt force trauma.

Ms. Stewart was the restrained driver of a 2005 Nissan Altma that was traveling northward on Tabernacle Rd., Salley.

She ran off the right side of the road over corrected then ran off the left side of road striking an embankment, this caused the vehicle to overturn and crash into a tree.

A Toxicology analysis will be pending, Highway Patrol is continuing the investigation.

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