Fatal accident on Atomic Rd. at Dragstrip Rd. in Aiken Co.


UPDATE: AIKEN COUNTY (WJBF) – One person is dead following an early morning accident in Aiken County.

The accident happened on Atomic Road, at Drag Strip Road around 5:30 a.m. Wednesday morning.

The victim has been identified as 54-year-old Kurt D. Lesher of Aiken.

The coroner has stated that Lesher died at the scene from multiple body trauma.

Officials say Lesher was attempting to make a left turn from Drag Strip Road onto Atomic Road when he failed to yield the right of way.

AIKEN COUNTY, S.C. (WJBF) – According to South Carolina Highway Patrol, there has been a major accident with injuries in Aiken County.

The accident happened around 5:40 a.m. Wednesday, morning along Atomic Road and Dragstrip Road in Jackson, S.C.

As of now, we know that at least one person was injured.

At the time we do not have the extent of the injuries, how many were involved, or if charges were filed.

Traffic has been partially blocked due to the accident.

WJBF NewsChannel 6 will have more on the story as it develops.

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