Motorcyclist killed after hitting mailbox, flipping into ditch

ORANGEBURG, SC (WCSC) - A motorcyclist died early Sunday morning at a Columbia hospital after running off the road in Orangeburg.

The South Carolina Highway Patrol says the 54-year-old unidentified biker hit a mailbox and overturned in a ditch just after midnight on Cordova Road.

The motorcyclist was airlifted to a Columbia hospital where he later died in the hospital.

Troopers say he was not wearing a helmet.

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