Aiken man, 50, dies in crash

AIKEN - A 50-year-old man died Saturday night in a single-vehicle crash on Rushton Road in Aiken County, Coroner Tim Carlton said.

Donnie Ray Fox, 50, of Aiken, lost control of his 1996 Chrysler Sebring, the vehicle overturned, and Mr. Fox was ejected. The crash happened about 8:55 p.m. Mr. Fox was reportedly coming from a party when the crash occurred, the coroner said. Toxicology is pending.

Mr. Fox was not wearing a seat belt at the time of the crash. Speed may be a factor in the crash, Mr. Carlton said. The fatality is the 36th in Aiken County for 2009.

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