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SC National Guardsman dies in crash

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ANDERSON COUNTY, SC (WYFF) —Anderson County Coroner Greg Shore said Saturday a man died after his car crashed into a tree on Fire Tower Road near Highway 8 around 5:30 a.m.

Shore said James Arthur Gravley, 42, of Piedmont, died in the crash.

Investigators said Gravley was traveling at a high rate of speed, less than a half-mile from his home, then thrown from the vehicle on impact.

Gravley was not wearing a seat belt, Shore said.

Gravley was a former South Carolina National Guardsman who served in Afghanistan with military police, Shore told WYFF.

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