Motorcycle Crash Victim Identified


By Rochelle Dean


Richland County Coroner Gary Watts has identified the victim killed in a motorcycle crash early Sunday morning.

Watts tells ABC Columbia News, 41 year old Lyndon Bartholomew was driving at a high rate of speed , lost control and was thrown from his bike when he collided with the back of a car along Highway 277 near Parklane Road.

Watts says Bartholomew was pronounced dead at the scene of the crash.

Authorities say they did recover a helmet at the scene of the crash, they are still unsure if Bartholomew had it on his head at the time the crash occurred.

The South Carolina Highway patrol continues investigating the crash.

(Source: Richland County Coroner )
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