Coroner identifies motorcyclist killed in 3-vehicle wreck on I-26

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BERKELEY COUNTY, SC (WCSC) - The Berkeley County Coroner’s Office has identified the victim of an crash on Interstate 26 Saturday morning.

Tyler Adams, 33, died after motorcycle struck the rear of a tractor trailer, and then the tractor trailer struck a Ford pickup truck that was traveling in an adjacent lane, according to Coroner Bill Salisbury.

The crash happened on I-26 westbound near mile marker 194 at approximately 1:45 a.m., according to Lance Cpl. Matt Southern.

Adams, who was not wearing a helmet, suffered fatal injuries at the scene, Southern said.

The drivers of the tractor trailer and the pickup truck were wearing seatbelts and were not injured, he said.

Adams’ death was investigated by the Berkeley County Coroner’s Office and the SC Highway Patrol.

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