Victim identified in a fatal collision at the Lake Murray Dam

Lake Murray Dam blocked after fatal collision with tractor trailer and motorcycle

(ABC Columbia/FILE) One dead after collision at the Lake Murray Dam.

LEXINGTON, S.C. (WOLO) — Lexington County Coroner’s Office has identified the victim of a fatal collision on the Lake Murray Dam (SC Highway 6).

Coroner Margaret Fisher says John Bafford, III, 32, after colliding with a tractor-trailer while on a motorcycle.

Highway Patrol says before 9 p.m. on Monday, Bafford tried to cross the road and struck the tractor-trailer.

Authorities say he died on scene from his injuries.

Troopers are investigating this incident.

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