JASPER COUNTY, SC (WCSC) - A motorcyclist died Friday afternoon in an accident on Highway 17 near the SC state line, officials said.
The Jasper County Coroner says 54-year-old Robert Fitton of Okatie died after his motorcycle crashed head on into a cement truck.
According to the Highway Patrol, the accident happened about 2:20 p.m. Friday when Fitton crossed over the center line and collided with the truck.
Officials said the truck driver was wearing a seat belt and the cyclist was wearing a helmet at the time of the accident.
No charges have been filed at this time, but the Highway Patrol is investigating.