A Gloverville man was killed Saturday morning in a traffic accident, according to the Aiken County Coroner's Office.
Sean K. Johnson, 32, was an unrestrained driver of a 1997 Chevrolet truck that was traveling south on Myrtle Street in Gloverville. Johnson's truck entered the dirt portion of the road and struck a tree, according to a news release.
The accident happened around 8 a.m., and Johnson sustained traumatic injuries, according to the release. He was transported to Augusta University Medical Center and was pronounced dead at 9:01 a.m., Coroner Darryl Ables said.
Another passenger in the vehicle was transported to the hospital with non-life-threatening injuries, according to a release from Corporal Judd Jones. Toxicology analysis is pending, and the South Carolina Highway Patrol is investigating along with the coroner's office.