Man identified in Jasper County motorcycle accident

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.

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