Man identified in fatal crash in Aiken County

A 26-year-old man died in a car crash in Aiken County early Thursday, officials say.

Gerald Quattlebaum lost control of his vehicle and struck an embankment between Hartwell Drive and Savannah Drive about 5:30 a.m. The Aiken Department of Public Safety confirmed his identity.

Quattlebaum, who was driving a 2002 Nissan Altima, was ejected from the vehicle and pronounced dead on scene.

Quattlebaum was the sole occupant of the vehicle.