Richland County Coroner releases name of victim killed in motorcycle accident Saturday

COLUMBIA, SC (WOLO)– Richland County Coroner Naida Rutherford released the name of the victim of a fatal motorcycle accident Saturday afternoon. The coroner says the victim was 42-year-old Anthony H. Burks, of Cayce.

According to officials, the accident occurred at the intersection of U.S. 378/Garners Ferry Road and Lower Richland Boulevard around 2:15 p.m. According to South Carolina Highway Patrol, a truck was trying to turn left onto Lower Richland Boulevard when the driver failed to yield, causing the motorcycle to hit the truck. Authorities say the driver of the motorcycle has died, but there was also a passenger on the motorcycle who was taken to a hospital for medical attention.

The coroner’s office is working with the South Carolina Highway Patrol to investigate the incident.

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