How Did Delmer Walton Die? Polo Player Cause of Death Explained
Delmer Walton, a father of three from Aiken County died on Saturday.
How Did Delmer Die?
Delmer Walton, 39, of Blackville, was killed in a single-vehicle accident that occurred on Surrey Race Road, some 15 miles from his home, early Saturday.
Walton was the owner of Walton Farm Polo, a polo-specific breeding, boarding, and training facility that specializes in polo ponies. The deadly accident took place around 2:50 am on S.C. Highway 4 near Kittery Street on December 3, 2022, Saturday morning.
What Happened to Delmer Walton?
According to Coroner Darryl Ables, Walton was driving east near Kittery Street when he ran off the right side of Surrey Race Road in his 2004 Toyota Highlander SUV.
The unrestrained driver was ejected after his car crashed and struck a tree. Walton suffered blunt force injuries and was declared deceased at the spot.
On Saturday night, Christopher Shelli recalled “Del” as a “friend, parent, and professional player for Fort Christopher's Polo Team.”
Delmer Walton Cause of Death
A professional polo player from the Aiken Country was remembered for his love of his children and the sport of polo. Delmer Walton, 39, of Blackville, South Carolina, has been named as the victim of accident by the Aiken County Coroner's Office.
Delmer Walton cause of death was an accident. The Highway Patrol and the Coroner's Office along with S.C. Highway Patrol are still looking into the matter. Analysis of the toxicology is pending.
A 2004 Toyota Highlander SUV was going east on S.C. Highway 4 when the driver veered off the road, overcorrected, and collided with a tree, according to Master Trooper James Miller. The only person in the car was the driver. There is currently no additional information available.
“Our thoughts and prayers are with his family and his children tonight,” Shelli said.