Motorcyclist identified in fatal crash on Folly Beach

Published: Oct. 6, 2013 at 4:56 PM EDT|Updated: Oct. 6, 2013 at 11:28 PM EDT
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FOLLY BEACH, SC (WCSC) - The Charleston County Sheriff's says a motorcyclist was killed Saturday evening after driving recklessly on Folly Beach.

The Charleston County Coroner's Office says 26-year-old Jonathan Irvin was killed in the crash.

Deputies say the accident occurred around 6 p.m. near East Cooper Avenue at 2nd Street.

According to officials, Folly Beach Public Safety dispatch received several calls about a motorcycle driving reckless in the area.

Authorities say the investigation revealed that Irvin was traveling at a high rate of speed and struck the rear of a parked SUV. Officials say he was not wearing a helmet and sustained fatal injuries as a result of the accident.

This accident remains under investigation.

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