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Coroner identifies motorcyclist killed in Berkeley County crash

The Berkeley County Coroner’s Office has identified a Bonneau man who died Monday in a...
The Berkeley County Coroner’s Office has identified a Bonneau man who died Monday in a motorcycle crash.(Live 5)
Published: Jul. 26, 2021 at 7:20 PM EDT|Updated: Jul. 27, 2021 at 3:06 PM EDT
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BERKELEY COUNTY, S.C. (WCSC) - The Berkeley County Coroner’s Office has identified a Bonneau man who died Monday in a motorcycle crash.

Samuel Wade Benefield, 59, died at the hospital after the crash, Coroner George Oliver said.

The South Carolina Highway Patrol said the crash happened at 4:40 p.m. on US-17A near Cypress Gardens Road.

Trooper David Jones said a Chevy Trailblazer was traveling north on the highway when it lost control, went across the median and struck a Harley Davidson motorcycle.

The driver of the Trailblazer was transported to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

The Highway Patrol is investigating the crash.

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