Coroner ID's motorcyclist killed in Ridgeville wreck

Coroner ID's motorcyclist killed in Ridgeville wreck

DORCHESTER COUNTY, SC (WCSC) - The Dorchester County Coroner's Office has identified a 35-year-old man who died in a motorcycle accident in Ridgeville Sunday afternoon.

Coroner Christopher Nisbet says Christopher Howard, of Cross, died at 5:55 p.m. as a result of blunt force trauma to the chest.

According to Nisbet, Howard was traveling north on Ridgeville Road on a Yamaha motorcycle when he attempted to pass a pick-up truck hauling a car trailer. A car traveling south on Ridgeville Road forced Howard to cut back into his lane, where he struck the trailer of the pick-up truck.

Highway Patrol is investigating the accident.

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