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.