One person killed in wreck on Storm Branch road

One person killed in wreck on Storm Branch road
Fatal accident on Dean's Bridge and Murphy Road intersectionSource: WFXG

AIKEN COUNTY, SC (WFXG) - Update: The victim in the crash has been identified as 37-year old Paul D. Wright of Beech Island, SC, according to the Aiken County Coroner.

Wright was driving a 1996 Honda automobile when he lost control of the vehicle, causing it to overturn and eject him from the car.

Wright was transported to GRU-Shock Trauma where he was pronounced dead at 6:24 a.m.

Wright's passenger, Holly Worley of Graniteville, SC was also ejected from the vehicle and also transported to GRU-Shock Trauma. Worley told investigators that Wright was traveling at a high speed at the time of the crash.

Neither were wearing seat belts. 

Aiken County Sheriff's Office said one person has died in a wreck on Storm Branch Road.

Officials said the car overturned around 5:30 a.m.

South Carolina Highway Patrol is investigating the crash. 

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