Off duty deputy killed in motorcycle accident

Deputy Kesli Payton Padgett
Deputy Kesli Payton Padgett

WARRENVILLE, S.C. (WJBF) – The Aiken County Sheriff’s Office has released the name of the deputy killed in a motorcycle accident on Wednesday.

25-year-old Deputy Kesli Payton Padgett died after being involved in a motorcycle collision.

The deputy was found in the woods near the intersection of Pine Log Road and Huber Clay Road.

Officials say that Deputy Padgett was off duty at the time of the accident.

She has been with the Aiken County Sheriff’s Office for 2 years.

Sheriff Michael Hunt is asking for the community to keep the family and the members of the Aiken County Sheriff’s Office in their thoughts and prayers during this very difficult time.


WARRENVILLE, S.C. (WJBF) – An Aiken County deputy is dead after an apparent crash.

The deputy was reported missing around 2 p.m. Wednesday. A search followed in the Warrenville area.

Around 9:20 p.m. Wednesday, the deputy was found in the woods near the intersection of Pine Log Road and Huber Clay Road.

The Aiken County Sheriff’s Office says the deputy appears to have been in a single vehicle crash on a motorcycle.

Sheriff Michael Hunt is asking for the community to keep the family and the members of the Aiken County Sheriff’s Office in their thoughts and prayers during this very difficult time.

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