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DUI charges follow Aiken mo-ped accident

Wednesday, Aug 22, 2012 2:07 PM
Last updated 7:32 PM
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A 27-year-old North Carolina man faces charges of DUI and leaving the scene of an accident after he hit a mo-ped Tuesday evening, causing serious injuries to the mo-ped’s driver, police said.

Anthony Ray Martin  SPECIAL
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Anthony Ray Martin

Aiken Public Safety officers found Tammy Lynn Mitchell, 47, with serious injuries on Whiskey Road, just south of Boardman Road, around 10:30 p.m., according to a news release.

Mitchell was taken to Medical College of Georgia Hospital while officers searched the area for the vehicle, which had been seen driving away rapidly.

Anthony Ray Martin, of Whiteville, N.C., was booked into the Aiken County Detention Center after officers found his 1999 Buick sedan at the Clarion Inn on Colony Parkway. Martin has been charged with felony DUI and leaving the scene of an accident resulting in great bodily injury.

Officers said they believe Martin was southbound on Whiskey Road when he crossed the center line and hit the mo-ped.

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MarinerMan
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MarinerMan 08/22/12 - 02:40 pm
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A 27-year-old South Carolina
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A 27-year-old South Carolina [WHAT] ....

OutnAbout
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OutnAbout 08/22/12 - 02:45 pm
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Maybe he holds duel

Maybe he holds duel citizenship in NC & SC

griff6035
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griff6035 08/22/12 - 02:55 pm
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Age

South Carolina is much older than 27!

CobaltGeorge
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CobaltGeorge 08/22/12 - 03:08 pm
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LOL

LOL

rmwhitley
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rmwhitley 08/22/12 - 03:54 pm
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Looks
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like a john edwards wannabe. He'll probably get off the hook like edwards did. Scumbucket.

bdouglas
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bdouglas 08/22/12 - 04:05 pm
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Taken to the Medical College

Taken to the Medical College of Georgia, you say?

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KSL 08/23/12 - 12:00 am
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Yep, the hospital etc

Yep, the hospital etc retains its name. You missed that?

boodroe
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boodroe 08/23/12 - 08:03 am
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Hmm I missed it

Where in the story does it say he is from South Carolina

bdouglas
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bdouglas 08/23/12 - 12:35 pm
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@KSL Someone should alert the

@KSL Someone should alert the media then. I keep seeing it used by various news outlets in 3 different ways: "Was taken to GHSU", "Was taken to GRU" and "Was taken to MCG".

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KSL 08/24/12 - 06:54 pm
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Just goes to show what a mess

Just goes to show what a mess Azziz has made.

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