Man, 82, died of natural causes before multi-vehicle accident


Authorities say an Aiken man who was involved in a multivehicle crash Saturday died of natural causes before the accident.

Edwin E. Goodbread, 82, died from a cardiac event before the collision, Aiken County Coroner Tim Carlton said. He was pronounced dead at Aiken Regional Medical Center about 2:30 p.m. Saturday.

The accident happened in the 100 block of Silver Bluff Road between Whiskey Road and Williams Drive about 11 a.m., and involved three cars – a Toyota Sienna, a Suzuki Vitara and a Chrysler PT Cruiser, Detective Jeremy Hembree said.

Carlton said Goodbread has been identified as the driver of the Suzuki.

Aiken Department of Public Safety’s accident reconstruction team is investigating.


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