Motorcyclist killed in Beaufort Co. crash


ByWTOC Staff|April 6, 2021 at 4:41 AM EDT - Updated April 6 at 4:53 AM

ST. HELENA ISLAND, S.C. (WTOC) - A motorcyclist was killed in a crash Monday afternoon in Beaufort County.

According to the South Carolina Highway Patrol, someone on a motorcycle was heading east on Shiney Road near Saxonville Road on St. Helena Island at around 4:30 p.m. when the rider ran off the road into a ditch and was thrown from the bike.

The rider was not wearing a helmet. They were taken to the hospital and later died from their injuries.

SCHP is investigating.

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