Coroner: Motorcyclist killed in Harleyville

HARLEYVILLE, SC (WCSC) - The Dorchester County coroner says a man was killed while riding a motorcycle in Harleyville on Thursday.

According to Coroner Chris Nisbet, 51-year-old James Marrale was riding the motorcycle on Johnson Road, about one and half miles off Highway 178, when he apparently ran off the road.  The accident happened around 3 p.m.

Marrale was found by a passer-by, and pronounced dead on scene.

An autopsy will be held Friday.

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