One person dead after car accident near New Ellenton

Deadly crash

One person is dead after a single car crash near New Ellenton.

The Aiken County coroner says it happened around 9:50 pm, Saturday.

The coroner says Justin Smith was driving a 2006 Toyota Tundra with Megan Milam on Woodland Drive when Smith ran off the raoad, causing him to swerve and hit a large tree on the passenger side of the vehicle.

Both were taken to Augusta University Medical Center where Milam was pronounced dead.

Smith is in the hospital with critical injuries.

The South Carolina Highway Patrol and the Aiken County Coroner’s Office are investigation the crash.

NewsChannel 6 will continue to keep you updated.




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