Woman identified in Dorchester County motorcycle accident

DORCHESTER COUNTY, SC (WCSC) - Emergency personnel responded to a deadly motorcycle accident on Highway 165 in Dorchester County on Monday evening.

According to the South Carolina highway patrol, the motorcyclist died on the scene. The accident happened just after 5:30 p.m.

According to the Dorchester County coroner's office, the victim, 41-year-old Michelle Vance of Summerville, lost control of her motorcycle and hit a telephone pole. Officials said she was not wearing a helmet.

No other vehicles were involved, but three other people were following her on motorcycles and witnessed the accident.

The coroner said the cause of death was massive head and body trauma and multiple extremity fractures.

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