Aiken County, SC (December 1, 2018) – Police say that a man lost his life in a fatal accident that took place on Storm Branch Road around 3 p.m. today, December 1. The coroner arrived at the scene and identified the party as 33-year-old Johnathan Monroig.
At the time of the accident, Monroig was driving north on the 1900 block of Storm Branch. He attempted passing another vehicle over the double yellow line, which caused him to become involved in an accident.
Police say that the 33-year-old lost control of his vehicle and it crashed into a tree, then caught on fire. Monroig passed away due to multiple bodily trauma.
At this time, an investigation into the accident continues.
Fatal accidents are one of the most difficult things that a family can experience during a desperate time. We would like to extend our condolences to you during this time if you have suffered a variety of losses through one of these accidents.
Fatal Accident in South Carolina
South Carolina averaged 20 deaths out of every 100,000 people when it comes to fatal accidents on our roads. This has put South Carolina at number 3 on the deadliest states list when it comes to these horrific accidents. Every day, South Carolina citizens will lose their lives in these serious accidents, but you and your family do not have to stand alone if you are affected by the reckless actions of others.
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