Traffic Accident Claims life of Gilbert Man

Gilbert, SC (WLTX) - Lexington County Coroner's office and South Carolina Highway Patrol are investigating an accident that claimed the life Julius Charles Drafts, 83, of Gilbert.

Investigators say the incident occurred at approximately 10:40AM on Saturday at the intersection of Augusta Highway and Priceville Road in Gilbert.

They say Drafts was turning left at the intersection when his vehicle was hit by oncoming traffic.

Officials say he was pronounced dead at the scene from injuries that he sustained in the accident.


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