Man dies of injuries from Aiken County motorcycle crash

An Augusta man is dead after a crash Tuesday evening in Aiken County.


Aiken County Coroner Tim Carlton said Berry Playford, 51, of Parkway Drive, was riding a motorcycle on U.S. Highway 1 when he was hit by a Dodge Charger about 6:40 p.m.

Carlton said the driver of the Charger, Edward Roland, of Hephzibah, ran a traffic signal at the Old Aiken Road intersection.

Playford was taken to Georgia Regents Medical Center, where he died of body trauma at 10:10 p.m.

Roland was not injured in the crash.

The South Carolina Highway Patrol is investigating the crash, and no charges have been filed. A toxicology report is pending.



Sun, 10/22/2017 - 17:59

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