Aiken man killed in motorcycle crash identified

Friday, Oct. 4, 2019
UPDATE

AIKEN COUNTY, SC (WRDW/WAGT) -- Officials have identified the person killed in a motorcycle crash last night.

The Aiken County Coroner's Office says 54-year-old William Sanders from Aiken died in the crash. They say he died from blunt force injuries.

Officials say they're still conducting a toxicology test on Sanders.

Thursday, Oct.. 3, 2019

AIKEN COUNTY, SC (WRDW/WAGT) -- One person is dead and another person is in the hospital after an accident involving a motorcycle on Highway 19.

The Aiken County Coroner's office says the motorcyclist and a passenger were heading south on Highway 19 when a vehicle drove onto Highway 19 from Good Springs Road.

The motorcyclist lost control of their vehicle around 8:00 p.m. Both the motorcyclist and their passenger were ejected from the motorcycle into the southbound lane of Highway 19.

A vehicle headed southbound hit the motorcyclist. The coroner pronounced the motorcyclist dead. EMS took the passenger to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

The Aiken County Coroner's Office and SCHP are investigating.

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