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One person is dead following a fatal car crash in Aiken County on Saturday night.

A Sunday afternoon press release from Aiken County Coroner Darryl Ables identified the victim as 29-year-old Santiago Cortez of Aiken.

The collision occurred at 9:20 p.m. Saturday on the SC-118 bypass, which is East Pine Log Road, Master Trooper Brian Lee with the South Carolina Highway Patrol said. 

A driver of a Honda Accord was attempting to turn onto S.C. Highway 4, Wagener Road, but failed to yield the right of way, causing the driver of a Jeep Wrangler to crash into the Honda. 

The release from the Coroner's Office states that Cortez, who was an unrestrained rear seat passenger in the Honda, was pronounced dead at the scene from blunt force injuries.

Both drivers were transported to nearby hospitals to receive treatment, Lee said. 

The release from Ables states that the occupants in the Honda were transported to Augusta University Medical Center with non-life threatening injuries. The driver of the Jeep was not injured, according to Ables.

The Highway Patrol and the Coroner's office are continuing to investigate this collision. 

Staff reporter Lindsey Hodges contributed to this report. 

Matthew Enfinger is the crime and courts reporter with the Aiken Standard. Subscribe here to support his content.