How did Delmer Walton die? Professional polo player cause of death explained

Delmer Walton

Delmer Walton, a father of three from Aiken County died on Saturday. Let us discuss how the owner of Walton Farm Polo died and Delmer Walton cause of death in detail.

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.

Tributes to Delmer Walton

Betty Callaghan posted,

It’s with a heavy. That my son in law Delmer C Walton Cowboy. He passed away on December 3. 2022. He left 3 small boys and the love of his life Tessa. RIP.

Ericka Fuchsloch posted,

Tessa said to me that night, “I do love him so much” I’m devastated for her.

Rebecca von Schweinitz posted,

A staple in the the polo and aiken communities is gone too soon. Delmer C Walton was a great man on and off the field. Tragically leaving behind his beautiful wife Tessa, and three of the most amazing boys, David, Callahan, and Harrison. The Equestrian Community is a tight knit family, always willing to give a hand to our own. An account is being set up through The Polo Player Support Group, where donations will go to Tessa and the boys to help ease the burden of day to day care for the family, farm, and horses. Any support will be received with the upmost gratitude.

Polo Players Support Group posted,

The PPSG is devastated by the tragic loss of Del Walton. Our thoughts and prayers are with Tessa and the boys. An initial assistance grant is on the way to Tessa. However, additional help will be needed. Please act now and send a tax deductible donation to help Del’s family in this most difficult time. Please let us know if you have any questions. Thank you .

Kathie Roberts commented,

Del was a teen in Texas hanging out with Laura Haskin , Chad, Scott Lancaster, and Mary at the polo club. He didn’t know how to dance. Laura taught him. Must have been around 1996-97. RIP


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