Coroner identifies motorcyclist killed in I-26 accident

Coroner identifies motorcyclist killed in I-26 accident
Charleston Police are responding to a four-car crash in West Ashley. (Source: AP)

CHARLESTON COUNTY, SC (WCSC) - Authorities have identified a man who died in a motorcycle accident on I-26 in North Charleston this past weekend.

The Charleston County Coroner's Office says 53-year-old Thomas Combahee of North Charleston died from blunt force trauma.

The South Carolina Highway Patrol is investigating.

The accident was in the area of I-26 westbound near mile-marker 216 on Sunday evening.

The man lost control of his motorcycle and hit a guardrail, according to reports.

He was then thrown from the motorcycle and died of fatal injuries, police say.

Authorities reported that the driver of the motorcycle was not wearing a helmet.

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