Gaston, SC (WLTX) - A single car accident claimed the life of a Gaston man a little before 3 a.m Friday morning.
John A. Mills, 29, was traveling south on U S 21 (Charleston Highway) near the 3900 block when his 2013 Dodge Avenger ran off the right side of the road and struck an embankment.
Troopers say he was not wearing a seatbelt.
Highway Patrol Lance Corporal Brent Kelly says that Mills was airlifted to Palmetto Richland Memorial hospital where he later died of his injuries.
The accident remains under investigation by the Lexington County Coroner's office and the South Carolina Highway Patrol.