Motorcyclist killed early Saturday morning on I-26 eastbound

LEXINGTON COUNTY, S.C. (WOLO) –  A motorcyclist traveling eastbound on I-26 just before 1:00am Saturday was hit and killed by other vehicles. It happened near mile marker 118. Lexington County Coroner, Margaret Fisher identified the man as 34-year-old Christopher James Prewitt.

According to Coroner Fisher, Prewitt was not wearing a helmet when it appears he was in a single-vehicle accident causing him to be ejected from his motorcycle, before getting struck by two more vehicles. Prewitt was pronounced dead on scene as a result of his injuries.

The incident is being investigated by the South Carolina Highway Patrol.

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