Driver identified in fatal motorcycle crash in Colleton County

COLLETON COUNTY, SC (WCSC) - Authorities say one person is dead after a motorcycle accident Friday afternoon in Colleton County.

The South Carolina Highway Patrol says a 2004 Suzuki GSX1300R motorcycle was traveling northbound on Cayce road when it ran off the right side of the road and lost control around 2:20 p.m.

Authorities say the driver was thrown from the motorcycle. The motorcycle then traveled further down the ditch, striking a power pole.

The Colleton County Coroner's Office has identified the victim as 45-year-old Irvin Jones of Summerville.

Highway patrol officials say Jones was not wearing a helmet.

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