SCHP investigating fatal motorcycle accident in Darlington County

DARLINGTON COUNTY, SC (WMBF) The South Carolina Highway Patrol is investigating a fatal accident in Darlington County Saturday evening.

According to the agency's website, the accident occurred at 3:27 p.m. near the intersection of Anderson Farm Road and Rogers Road in Darlington County.

Cpl. Judd Jones with the South Carolina Highway Patrol said the driver of a 2004 Kawasaki motorcycle was traveling south on Anderson Farms Road two miles south of Darlington when the motorcycle veered off the right side of the road and struck a ditch.

The driver was transported to McLeod Hospital where he later died from his injuries.

Darlington County Coroner Todd Hardee has identified the man killed as 36 year old David Blackmon Jr. of Darlington.

According to Cpl. Jones, Blackmon was not wearing a helmet. The South Carolina Highway Patrol continues to investigate this accident.

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