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Gilbert man dies in traffic accident

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A Gilbert man was killed in a traffic accident on Augusta Highway Saturday.

Chief Deputy Coroner Randy A. Martin said 83-year-old Julius Charles Drafts was turning left at the intersection of Augusta Highway and Priceville Road when his vehicle was hit by oncoming traffic around 10:40 a.m. 

He was pronounced at the scene from the injuries he sustained in the accident, Martin said.

The accident is being investigated by the Lexington County Coroner's Office and the South Carolina Highway Patrol.

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