One person dead after Aiken County ATV accident

One person dead in Aiken County ATV accident
One person dead in Aiken County ATV accident(Source: MGN)
Published: Jun. 3, 2023 at 12:52 PM EDT
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MONETTA, S.C. (WRDW/WAGT) - A Batesburg man is dead after an all-terrain vehicle accident in Aiken County.

Aiken County Coroner Darryl Ables has identified that victim as 23-year-old Dyrth R. Fulmer.

Ables said the accident happened around 1:30 a.m. Saturday on private property on Holder Road near Hadden Road.

According to the coroner, the accident happened when Fulmer lost control of the ATV, a CanAm BRP side by side, after hitting a slight embankment and flipping over while traveling north on Holder Road.

Ables said there were two other passengers in the ATV who were taken to the hospital with injuries that were not life-threatening.

The Aiken County Coroner’s Office and Aiken County Sheriff’s Office are working together on the ongoing investigation.

The coroner said he’s awaiting results of a toxicology report.