43-year-old identified in Aiken County crash

AIKEN, SC (WIS) - The victim of a deadly crash in Aiken has been identified.

The accident happened on the 400 block of Cedar Rd. Monday night around 8 p.m., SCHP officials said. Christopher B. Bolton, 43, of Windsor was pronounced dead at the scene, according to Coroner Darryl Ables.

Bolton was the restrained driver of a Chevrolet Impala that was traveling west on Cedar Rd. The vehicle exited the left side of the road and came to a stop at the edge of the woods.

The vehicle caught fire and Bolton received severe thermal injuries, the coroner said. There were no other reported injuries.

An autopsy is scheduled in Newberry, SC to determine the cause and manner of Bolton’s death.

The South Carolina Highway Patrol and the Aiken County Coroner are still investigating the crash.

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