Orangeburg County crash claims life of motorcyclist

South Carolina Highway Patrol
South Carolina Highway Patrol(WRDW)
Published: Nov. 21, 2020 at 10:42 PM EST
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ORANGEBURG, S.C. (WRDW/WAGT) - The South Carolina Highway Patrol says one person is dead after a three-vehicle collision on I-95 northbound near mile marker 87 in Orangeburg County. It happened around 9:30 p.m. Saturday.

Troopers say a 2004 Harley-Davidson motorcycle ran into the back of a 2016 Toyota Tacoma with four people inside. No one inside the Toyota was injured, but the driver of the motorcycle off his bike and onto the road. He was taken to Trident Medical Center, where he later died. Troopers say the driver was wearing a helmet.

Investigators say debris from the motorcycle struck a second motorcycle. The driver of that motorcycle was not injured, and was also wearing a helmet.

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