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Gilbert man killed in vehicle accident Monday night

Lexington County Coroner Margaret Fisher has released the identity of an individual who died as a result of a single-vehicle accident that occurred in the 3300 block of Two Notch Road just before 7:00 PM on October 9, 2017.

According to Coroner Fisher, Mr. George T. Whittle, 56, of Gilbert was pronounced dead at the scene due to injuries sustained in the accident. Mr. Whittle’s vehicle left the right side of the roadway and struck a tree. Mr. Whittle, who was the only occupant of his vehicle, was wearing a seatbelt.

The South Carolina Highway Patrol is investigating the collision.

Our condolences go out to the family and friends of Mr. Whittle.